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Snowshoe walks at the Grand Sites

  • Gavarnie - Pont d’Espagne - Pic du Midi - Néouvielle
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Discover the Grand Sites of the Hautes Pyrenees on snowshoes

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Travel first class this winter! Discover the unique and grandiose sites of the Hautes Pyrenees: Gavarnie, Pic du Midi, National Park, Lac de Gaube. These are all famous sites which receive visitors from all over the world. Between your walks you can enjoy the superb comfort of your charming hotel with its fine restaurant, the log fire in the lounge, the very comfortable bedrooms, you will find it difficult to leave!

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From 803 € /person Based on 2 persons

  • 7 days /6 nights in hotel classified as a Hotel of Charm and Character, full-board
  • 5 day’s snowshoe walks with a qualified guide (material provided) - No carrying - Easy level

Contact Julie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • Easy snowshoe walks at magnificent sites accompanied by a mountain guide
  • An intimate and refined hotel
  • One of the best restaurants in the valley

Day 1

Welcome, transfer to your hotel. Aperitif and nibbles to set the gastronomic tone for the week.

Day 2

An easy first day at the Plateau de Saugue, your first view of Gavarnie.

Day 3

Starting from Pont d'Espagne, climb up through the pine forests with the Vignemale in view to arrive at the frozen landscape of Lac de Gaube.

Day 4

From just above the village of Bareges a walk into the beautiful Aygues Cluses valley, an entry point to the Neouvielle nature reserve with its many lakes and thousand year old mountain pines.

Day 5

A walk towards the Cirque de Gavarnie and its 3000 m summits, as you approach you can admire the sheer immensity of the cirque with its many frozen waterfalls.

Day 6

Walk at Hautacam for a 360 degree panorama, the view is over the plains and to the Pic du Midi Observatory at 2877 m. A special dinner marks the end of your stay.

Day 7

Transfer and end of stay.

Complementary information

Level : 4 - 5 hours snowshoe walking each day.
200 to 650 meters of height gain without any technical difficulties. Easy level.
No carrying except personal affairs needed during the day and a picnic.


Meeting point : The first day at 5.30 pm at Lourdes station

Dispersal : The last day at 9.30 am at Lourdes station

A charming hotel

You will adore this charming small hotel in the Luz Saint Sauveur valley, with its stone façade, slate roof and flower-filled balconies.
The welcome is warm, the bedrooms are so comfortable, perfect after a day on the ski slopes, the cosy lounge with its crackling open fire is just perfect for a siesta.
In summer you can enjoy the outdoor pool. The restaurant has a fine reputation, the aim of Didier the chef is to prepare a host of delicious dishes using local produce, gourmet meals best shared between friends! The ‘Charm and Character’ hotels are full of character and in lovely natural settings. You will be welcomed as a friend, the décor is stylish, traditional materials are used, the furnishings are refined, colours are chosen to be in harmony with its region.

Your hotel:

Is composed of two distinct buildings and has 15 bedrooms, a restaurant, bar with open fire, and a heated outdoor pool in summer.

  • From 803 € /person -
  • Based on 2 persons

The price includes

6 nights in hotel classified as a Hotel of Charm and Character, full-board - 5 day’s snowshoe walks with a qualified guide (material provided) - Local taxes - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Insurances - Drinks.

Validity

Winter 2017/2018
07/01/2018
14/01/2018
21/01/2018
28/01/2018
04/02/2018
11/02/2018
18/02/2018
25/02/2018
04/03/2018
11/03/2018
18/03/2018
25/03/2018
01/04/2018

Enjoy your hotel :

Didier provides a very warm welcome, he will share his passion both for this valley and the fine food he serves in the restaurant.

Easy snowshoe walking

You are accompanied by a guide who specialises in snowshoe walking, walking light as there is no carrying involved except for a few personal affairs.