the rock climbing centre for the ariège pyrenees
If you just want to chill out, the spa towns offer the ultimate answer.
Thanks to its geology and geographical situation, Ariège boasts numerous thermo-mineral springs. The three thermal spas attract both curists and, increasingly, people on short stays for "remise en forme" -- getting back into shape and generally relaxing. The mineral content of each thermal station's water is different and is reputed to have a beneficial effect on particular ailments.
The spa towns towns, Ax-les-Therms, Ussat-les-Bains and Aulus-les-Bains have all the facilities to sooth away your strains and bruises.