Walking in the Pyrenees National Park

Follow trails through the heart of the Pyrenees National Park surrounded by classic mountain landscapes. 

Discover many natural highlights such as turquoise lakes, waterfalls, jagged peaks, flower-strewn meadows and dramatic cliffs. Walk to Cirque du Gavarnie, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and to the Pont d’Espagne, an ancient bridge high in the Pyrenees that used to be at the border of France and Spain. 

Stay in Cauterets and Luz Saint Sauveur, two small, lively mountain towns of character and explore traditional Villages of the Pays Toys.
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August 07, 2017
moderate
7.6 km
3:00 h
670 m
90 m
An uphill walk, mainly alongside a gushing white water river noisily cascading over bolders and rocks, with a number of waterfalls.
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August 05, 2017
easy
3.8 km
2:00 h
20 m
300 m
A picturesque walk to Lac Gaube, followed by a gradual descent to the Pont d’Espagne car park, from where you can catch a Navette (shuttle bus) ...
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August 07, 2017
moderate
11.9 km
5:00 h
0 m
1300 m
After a cable car and chairlift ascent to Cirque du Lys, an almost exclusively downhill walk, via Lac d’Ilheou, takes you from mountain peaks ...
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August 07, 2017
moderate
12.9 km
4:30 h
390 m
500 m
After walking through mountainside forests and villages, you cross a gorge, by way of Pont Napoleon, before then winding your way around another ...
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Hiking trail · Midi-Pyrénées

Cirque du Gavarnie

August 05, 2017
moderate
13 km
5:00 h
570 m
570 m
A walk to the gigantic natural amphitheater of Cirques du Gavarnie with an optional detour into the Pyrenees on the return route.
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Hiking trail · Midi-Pyrénées

Villages de Pays Toy

August 07, 2017
moderate
12 km
5:30 h
680 m
700 m
A walk around the beautiful valley of the ‘Gave de Bastan’ and the villages of Pays Toy.
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Hiking trail · Midi-Pyrénées

Cauterets Loop Walk

August 07, 2017
moderate
12.8 km
5:30 h
750 m
750 m
A walk around the mountainsides surrounding Cauterets, a perfect alternative for the Cable car to Cirque de Lys. Walk to Cauterets via Lac D’Iheou ...
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