Mountain biking for softies

  • The Grand Tourmalet
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Electric mountain biking for families


Cycling for softies, why not? But do not think it is going to be boring, quite the opposite, from this tiny village perched high above the valley, Robin has prepared something special for you! An outing on an electrically powered mountain bike beneath the famous Col du Tourmalet, fresh mountain air, spectacular views... finish the day in the jacuzzis of the Bareges spa baths, what a treat!

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From 538 € /family Based on 2 adults + 2 children

  • 2 days/2 nights in a Gites de France chambre d'hotes, half-board
  • Half day outing on electric mountain bikes accompanied by an instructor
  • 1 family pass (2 hours) for the Cieleo Spa baths

Contact Monique
to book this holiday package or receive informations

By mail By phone 33 (0)5 62 56 70 00

The strengths

  • A charming chambre d'hotes with Patrck
  • Electric mountain bikes make the Col du Tourmalet much easier
  • Great trails beneath the Pic du Midi and the Col du Tourmalet

Day 1

Arrival, installation in your chambre d'hotes. Dinner and night.

Day 2

Breakfast then set off for a half day of mountain biking on electrically powered bikes on the trails in the forest around Bareges. At the end of the day 2 hours relaxation in the Cieleo Spa baths. Dinner and night.

Day 3

Breakfast and departure

Charming chambre d’hotes in a tiny mountain village

Located between Bareges and Luz Saint Sauveur Patrick offers three pretty chambre d’hotes. You are completely surrounded by mountains, from the windows you can admire the Ardiden massif and the St Marie Chateau.
You will love the care and attention to detail of the décor and furnishings, with finely carved headboards, spacious rooms, family rooms under the rafters, admire their fine collection of black and white photos.
The mountain spirit is everywhere, Patrick is above all a sheep farmer, and proud of his origins, this is apparent as soon as one enters his house.
At dinner Patrick offers the produce from his own family farm : grilled lamb chops, pates, sausages, cured ham, rustic country breads…

Your chambre d’hotes:

Three different rooms, a small lounge for reading with a TV, parking, meals prepared by your hosts

Your 'Ancolie' room for 4 persons:

With warm orange tones and on the ground floor, it comprises: a 180 cms double bed, a mezzanine with two 90 cms beds. Bathroom, separate toilets.

The Grand Tourmalet

The Grand Tourmalet area is truly spectacular, forests, high mountain pastures, towering peaks. Soon after Bagneres de Bigorre in the Campan valley the ascension of the Col du Tourmalet from the east begins, the climb is dominated by the Pic du Midi. On the western side the village of Bareges has a lovely setting amongst pastures and forests, with an active mountain farming activity.

You will adore

The superb panoramas from the Col du Tourmalet and the Pic du Midi which is accessed by cable-car - the secret Lesponne valley, a real sanctuary of pastoralism, the lovely setting of the Payolle lake, with great walking opportunities - relaxation guranteed at the spa baths of Aquensis and Cieleo - the charming spa town of Bagneres de Bigorre, the entry point to the mountains - the particular ambience of Bareges, a spa village at 1219 metres of altitude.

Cieléo, your spa centre

Specially conceived for relaxation, the pleasures it offers are endless.
Fun activities, body and beauty treatments, all in a lovely atmosphere of shades of blues, the waters and the sky, illuminating your well-being. Your spa voyage takes you over three levels with a wide range of relaxing treatments. Massages with the Baregine microbe, anti-stress chocolate massage, mud baths, facials with organic products. Beneath the glass dome is the relaxation area with a thermal water pool, geysers, hot benches, play showers, steam baths. You will feel close to the sky and the stars, there is a fabulous view over the whole valley, best appreciated from the jacuzzi.

  • From 538 € /family -
  • Based on 2 adults + 2 children

The price includes

2 nights in 3 star chambre d'hotes half-board - Half day electric mountain biking - 1 family pass ( 2 hours) for the Cieleo spa - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Local taxes - Insurances.


Spring / Summer 2017

Meet the sheep!

On the Sunday morning Patrick will take you to the high mountain pastures to meet his sheep, an unforgettable moment!