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  • Cauterets - Pont d'Espagne
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Family activity holiday

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Water water everywhere... in the Cauterets valley it flows, cascades, thunders, shimmers... A quick ride on the chairlift and you are at Lac de Gaube, with the Vignemale perfectly reflected in its turquoise waters, a superb spot for a picnic. Follow the path alongside the many waterfalls, it is a festival of crashing white water. Then your own watery relaxation at the spa baths.

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From 725 € /family Based on 2 adults + 2 children

  • 8 days/7 nights in studio in the 3 star Lagrange residence
  • Access to Lac de Gaube by cable cars and chairlift
  • Independent walking (The Sentier des Cascades from Cauterets to Pont d'Espagne)
  • 2 x 2 hour family entries for the Les Bains du Rocher Spa with interior pools, outside lagoon, steam baths, jacuzzi...

Contact Monique
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • The Sentier des Cascades following the river from Cauterets to Pont d'Espagne
  • Lac de Gaube accessible on foot or by chairlift
  • A superb spa centre

Cauterets is a historic holiday destination, nowadays modern, blending spa and mountain activities, village entertainments and vast protected open spaces. For a families there are so many possibilities - a walk along the Gaube lake, follow the waterfalls trail, take lunch at the beautifully located Ilheou refuge, a circuit of the Cayan plateau, a little adventure on the via ferrata, ice-skating, and you must try the famous berlingot sweets and other local specialities... so many great things for fun-filled days which can end in the soothing warm waters of the bains de Rocher spa baths.

Day 1

Arrival and settle into your residence.

Day 2

Access by cable cars and chairlift to Lac de Gaube which so inspired the greatest French poets (Victor Hugo, Baudelaire), who came to admire this majestic place, dominated by the Vignemale and its eternal snows.

Day 3

Relaxing spa baths at the Bains du Rocher with interior pools, outside lagoon, steam baths, jacuzzi.

Day 4

Free day.

Day 5

Walking on the Sentier des Cascades following the river from Cauterets to Pont d'Espagne.

Day 6

Relaxing spa baths at the Bains du Rocher with interior pools, outside lagoon, steam baths, jacuzzi.

Day 7

Free day.

Day 8

Departure.

Lagrange residence

Your residence is located in the village of Cauterets, the complex comprises 3 buildings of 5 storeys each and is constructed in a traditional Pyrenean style successfully blending warm woods, noble stonework and delicate slate work.
At just 1 km from the centre of the village and the spa baths you will enjoy the calmness of the setting and the lively entertainments of Cauterets village.
For a winter stay you are just 500 metres from the cable car for an easy access to the ski runs.

Your residence:

Comprises three 5 storey building each with lift, heated outdoor pool, a spa area with sauna and Jacuzzi, wi-fi. Possibility of breakfast.

Your studio apartment for 4 persons (21m²):

Lounge with double sofa bed
Cabin with double bed
Kitchenette
Bathroom – Toilets
Balcony or terrace

Cauterets and Pont d'Espagne

Cauterets is a bright and lively Pyrenean village with a superb blend of modernity and Belle Epoque architecture. It is a superb holiday base with a vast choice of walks, frequent entertainments and it is surrounded by a vast area of protected countryside. Everything is easily accessible, the village is the gateway to the National Park.

You will adore

- The Pyrenees National Park, at the door of the village
- Waterfalls along the footpath to Pont d'Espagne
- The easy access to the valleys of Lutour, Marcadau and the Gaube Lake
- The Vignemale, highest summit of the french Pyrenees
- The "belle epoque" architecture of the village

Les Bains du Rocher, your spa centre

The floors are jade, the walls are of pebbles, the Bains de Rocher spa proposes relaxation and wellbeing in an original and refined setting.

Relaxation area

Naturally warm thermal waters flow between the interior and exterior, inside there is a wonderful lagoon, delicately lit beneath a majestic dome, outside one can bathe in the warm waters throughout all seasons. Wind down with a bit of fun… swim against the current, jet massages, jacuzzi, jet baths and heated stone benches. For your relaxation- mosaique lined steam baths, sauna, rest room with salt stones, the warm and welcoming ambience of the tisanerie (tea rooms)…

Personalised treatment area

Soothe the body and the mind, the cabins are made of pearled glass with a view over the interior pool, Californian body sculpting, essentials oils from the Dead Sea, reflexology, try our range of Galenic treatments…

Fitness area

Tone the body, practise yoga, fitness room, water gym, water bikes, personalised coaching…

  • From 725 € /family -
  • Based on 2 adults + 2 children

The price includes

7 nights in studio in a 3 star Lagrange residence - Access to Lac de Gaube by cable cars and chair lift - 2 x 2 hours family entries for Les Bains du Rocher Spa - Independent walking along waterfalls - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Local taxes – Cancellation insurance – Security deposit.

Validity

Summer Autumn 2017

The Pont d'Espagne:

On the road towards Pont d'Espagne are a number of waterfalls, the route itself is spectacular. Once you have reached the parking at Puntas there are even more, and you are now entering the area of Pont d'Espagne / Cauterets, one of the most visited sites of the Pyrenees National Park. The Puntas cable-car and the Gaube chairlift provide easy access to the magnificent Gaube lake, with the mighty Vignemale towering at te head of the valley, it is the highest peak in the French Pyrenees. In clear weather it is reflected magically in the turquoise waters of the lake.

The waterfalls trail, a superb walk alongside the river:

This is the classic trail to best disover all the waterfalls which have made Cauterets famous. In the Jeret valley the trail follows the river, along the way you will come close to many fabulous waterfalls including the spectacular Cerisey falls. The path literally follows the edge of the river often through the spray from the falls.

Sweet tooth?

At the beginning of the 19th century local doctors advised those coming to take the waters to suck a boiled sweet to alleviate the sulphurous odours from the waters, so the berlingot was invented. You can discover this local speciality, which comes in a thousand different flavours, in one of the four shops in the village who continue to make this delicacy.

Do you like honey?

If so you must visit the Pavillon des Abeilles. A suprb place to discover the world of the bee, with glass fronted hives, videos and of course tastings of their various honeys. A real treat for honey lovers with passionate beekeepers to explain all.