Sainte Marie de Campan La Mongie Tourmalet : Places to visit
( 15 mn ). It is possible
to go for a few days or to
simply buy a pass for a few hours.
Cross-country skiing or
walks ( wearing snowshoes )
in the immediate area
depending on snowfall.
those of you who, like myself, enjoy cycling,
mythical ' cols ' of the Tour de France
are withing your reach :
3 Km, col d'Aspin 3 Km,
col de la Hourquette d'Ancizans
col de Beyrède 2 Km,
col du Soulor, col d'Aubisque, col du Hautacam, etc...
others, though less
well known, col des Spendelles, col de
specific circuits nearly, space for storing bikes at the gite.
the gite there is a locked cellar where you can safely store bikes, skis, etc...
Bagnères (10 mns), Lourdes
( 35 mins ) , Tarbes ( 45 mins ).
LOURDES - just 35 minutes away
Walking / hiking is
possible from just outside your front door...
Horse-riding, pony trekking,
hang-gliding, rafting, kayaking, pedal boats,
tennis, swimming pools, cinema, museums, trout fishing.....
Alpine skiing :
La Mongie PIC DU MIDI
15 mns drive away )
Sainte Marie de Campan house - la Séoube is ideally placed
should you wish
to vary the ski resorts you visit during your stay in the
Cross-country skiing :
there is a lake at the foot of the col d'Aspin )
3 mns away, ( there is ample
space at the gite for storing skis, snowshoes, etc...)