: places to visit / activities
Pic du Midi, Gavarnie, La Mongie, Pont d'Espagne, lacs, etc... on :
Guide touristiques des Hautes Pyrénées
LOURDES - just 15 minutes away
( 10 mn ).
It is possible to go for a few days or to
simply buy a pass for a few hours.
those of you who, like myself, enjoy cycling,
mythical ' cols ' of the Tour de France
are withing your reach :
20 Km, Soulor 35 Km, Aspin 25 Km,
Hautacam 30 Km,
Luz Ardiden 50 Km,
others, though less
well known, col des Spendelles,
Bordères, col de la Hourquette d'Ancizans, ...
the gite there is a locked cellar where you can safely store bikes, skis, etc...
( 15 mins ) , Tarbes ( 30 mins ).
blading : grass slope - vallée des gaves
There is a special lane
for cyclists, roller-bladers and pedestrians from Lourdes to
Walking / hiking is
possible from just outside your front door...
Horse-riding, pony trekking,
hang-gliding, rafting, kayaking, pedal boats ( lac de Lourdes ),
tennis, swimming pools, cinema, museums, trout fishing.....
Cross-country skiing or
walks ( wearing snowshoes )
in the immediate area
depending on snowfall.
Alpine skiing :
Pic du Midi ( just 35 mns drive away )
Germs is ideally placed
should you wish to vary the ski resorts you visit
during your stay in the
Cross-country skiing :
therre is a lake at the foot of the col d'Aspin )
25 mns away, ( there is ample
space at the gite for storing skis, snowshoes, etc...)