Sleep with the birds

  • The Grand Tourmalet
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A night in a treetop cabin


You will love this comfortable nest in the treetops, on the edge of the Payolle lake, your are in the very front row of this natural theatre with the Pyrenees as your backdrop. Do nothing or everything, it's your choice. Close by are adventure parks and water activities, and the Pic du Midi is temptingly close too...

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From 129 € /person

  • 2 days/1 night in a treetop cabin, half-board

Contact Julie
to book this holiday package or receive informations

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

The strengths

  • The magic of the setting and the originality of the cabins
  • On the edge of Lac Payolle
  • Admire the stars from your own comfortable nest
  • And even your breakfast is delivered!

Day 1

Arrival about 5.00 pm. Dinner and night in the treetop cabin.

Day 2

Breakfast and departure.

Treetop cabin in the Grand Tourmalet

The three cabins are perched in century-old pine trees, on the shores of the mountain lake in Payolle. You will soon understand why Payolle is often described as the Little Canada of the Pyrenees.

Your cabins:

Perched at 5 meters in the Epiceas, there is a small water reserve and dry toilets, well designed for an unforgettable night.

Your cabin ' Montaigu':

Suspended between 5 and 8 meters above the ground, the Montaigu cabin is the highest! The trees which support this cabin and its terrace remind one of the summit of the nearby Montaigu mountain. two adults and two children can share the 20m2 of the cabin which has two 140 cms double beds, a shower and a toilet. It is heated in the winter to welcome couples or families. Surrounded by century old pine trees, the airy terrace will appeal to the adventurous! At breakfast time you must haul up your breakfast basket!

The Grand Tourmalet

The Tourmalet valleys are a territory of high intensity, vitality and breathtaking landscapes. Between Bagneres de Bigorre and the small mountain villages begins the route to the Col du Tourmalet, the famous pass crossed by the Tour de France which is dominated by the Pic du Midi. On the other side, Bareges has a traditional pastoral culture and a lot of mountain itineraries. These places have to be discovered.

You will adore

- A territory of high intensity, vitality and breathtaking landscapes
- The Col du Tourmalet, the famous pass crossed by the Tour de France
- The Pic du Midi: an observatory and a breathtaking view
- Bareges has a traditional pastoral culture and a lot of mountain itineraries
- Have a gentle walk aroud Payolle Lake

  • From 129 € /person - Based on 2 persons
  • From 352 € /family - Based on 2 adults + 2 children

The price includes

1 night in a treetop cabin, half-board - Booking fee.

The price does not include

Personal expenses – Cancellation insurance.


All year

The Payolle lake:

Your cabin is perched high in a century old pine tree on the edge of the mountain lake. Dense forests, high mountain pastures and the towering Pic du Midi dominate the view. Take the time to admire these wonderful scenes, and to try some of the many activities on offer : canoe / kayak, fishing, treetop adventure park...

The Pic du Midi, an exceptional view:

Benefit from your stay here to take the cable-car to the top of the Pic du Midi. At nearly 3000 metres of altitude the view is simply breathtaking, thousands of peaks and what seems like most of France!

The Col du Tourmalet, the giant of the Pyrenees:

The famous Col du Tourmalet is known the world over as it has so frequently featured on the Tour de France over the years, the first time being 1910! It is the highest road pass in the Pyrenees at 2115 metres, the views from the top are superb.

A total adventure:

And why not complete this amazing adventure with a trip to the delicious hot soothing waters of the Aquensis Spa.

The Petits Fruits museum in Campan:

Campan is situated beneath the Pic du Midi and houses the Petits Fruits worksop and shop, a festival of flavours! Here you can enjoy a superb variety of tastings - jams, jellys, sauces, aperitifs, liqueurs, flavoured vinegars, fruit juices... the finest of gourmets will be in heaven. There are many classical products which are re-worked but also many traditional sweet and sour varieties, and some most surprising. These delicious flavours are just perfect to accompany cheeses, foie gras, fish and grills. There is an educational tasting and walking trail alongside the boutique.