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Nature and discovery on foot

From CE1 to CM2

Get to know the aquatic environment and preserve it, make people appreciate the natural environment to give them the desire to respect it and act differently, discover the different species of salmonids and an enthusiast’s work, make children aware of the natural resources of the mountain environment. Based on this theme, the children will build huts and walking sticks using what nature has to offer.

Arrival by train at Les Cabanes village station, 750 m (10-minute walk) from Les Oustalous accommodation center. No on-site transport, everything will be done on foot from the center.

Enfant moins de 12 ans
3 days
2 nuits
2 nights full boardOustalous complex
3 days



Tour of the Aston aquaculture farm:

-the importance of water and the quality of the Aston river
-the operation of a fish farm (defeuilleur, basins, feeding, small equipment….)
the life of salmonids on our farm (from egg to processing)

Pond fishing: Introduction to fishing.

Discover an outdoor activity while developing qualities such as patience, calm and observation.
Explanation on the use of equipment, bait, importance of calm, observation. We provide the fishing equipment and each child will be able to catch 2 trout.
Trout can be taken away or left on site.

Hut construction

Using locally-gathered plants and simple tools, children work in groups to build real huts, just as our ancestors might have designed them. For the duration of the stay, they will be the place of welcome, picnics and free play.

Making the walking stick

Transforming a simple hazel stem into a real Pyrenean shepherd’s stick thanks to the action of fire. Each child will leave with his or her own unique stick, an indispensable tool for safely surveying the mountains.


The Oustalous welcome center located in the village of Les Cabanes.

Full-board accommodation from dinner on the 1st day to lunch on the last day.

Meals provided by a caterer.

Price includes

full-board accommodation from dinner on day 1 to lunch on the last day

the above-mentioned activities supervised by 2 mountain leaders

1 storytelling evening.

Price does not include

Transportation from the school

draps not provided

cancellation insurance, tourist tax.


April to June and September to October

Price per person – based on 24 children

Child 163 € (under 12 years old)
Adult : 91 €

Program and rates non contractual.

Office de Tourisme des Pyrénées Ariégeoises
La Résidence, 6 Avenue Théophile Delcassé
Gisèle Lacassin : 05 61 64 90 31 –