Tourism in the Hautes-Pyrénées
Superb view from the Pic du Midi
Perched at an altitude of 2,877 metres, the Pic du Midi is a breathtaking sight. The panorama, a veritable tableau vivant, stretches across the entire Pyrenees chain.
Theastronomical observatory, accessible by cable car, invites you on a spectacular journey above the clouds, where the sky and the stars seem so close you could touch them.
Ready to touch the stars and immerse yourself in an experience where the sky is no longer a limit, but an invitation to wonder?
Lourdes and its sanctuary, much more than a town, is a symbol of peace and spirituality. Attracting millions of pilgrims every year, this sacred site is bathed in an atmosphere of contemplation and hope. The Grotto of Massabielle, where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to Bernadette Soubirous, is the vibrant heart of Lourdes, and offers a moment of peaceful reflection to all visitors. Experience it for yourself when you stay at our campsite near Lourdes. What could be more pleasant than visiting Lourdes or taking part in a pilgrimage and then coming back to recharge your batteries on 5 hectares of greenery just 8.2 km away?
Lac de Lourdes is a true haven of peace. You can take a leisurely stroll, enjoy a pedal-boat ride, or simply relax by the water while admiring the magnificent view of the Pyrenees reflected in the lake.
The Pic du Jer: a high-altitude adventure
If you’re looking for adventure and breathtaking panoramic views, be sure to visit the Pic du Jer, accessibleby funicular or on foot from Lourdes.
Once at the top, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking view of Lourdes and its lake, with the Pyrenees chain and all its mythical peaks in the background.
It’s an unmissable experience for hiking enthusiasts and lovers of spectacular scenery.
Château-Fort de Lourdes: plunge into history
Discover the Pyrenees National Park
The Pyrenees National Park, a jewel of biodiversity, covers almost 46,000 hectares, offering an escape into unspoilt nature.
Between majestic peaks, crystal-clear lakes and varied wildlife, every trail becomes an adventure.
Nature lovers will marvel at the breathtaking scenery and serenity that reign in this wild paradise.
The Pont d’Espagne: a must-see
The Pont d’Espagne in Cauterets is a gateway to natural wonders.
This iconic site, where majestic waterfalls meet tranquil mountain scenery, offers a refreshing escape.
The trails lead to peaceful mountain lakes and offer spectacular views, making the Pont d’Espagne a must for all explorers of the heart of the Pyrenees.
Lac de Gaube is one of the hidden gems of the Pyrenees. This deep-blue lake majestically reflects the surrounding peaks, dominated by the eternal snows of the Vignemale. An ideal place for a contemplative break.
Whether you’re a keen hiker or simply looking for peace and quiet in the midst of unspoilt nature, Pont d’Espagne and its surrounding lakes are a must-see destination for all mountain lovers.
Prepare to be dazzled by the natural beauty of this exceptional region.
Discover Estaing lake
Lac d’Estaing, nestled in the Hautes-Pyrénées, is a real natural treasure worth discovering when visiting the region.
Surrounded by the imposing peaks of the Pyrenees, this lake offers a breathtaking visual spectacle.
Whether you want to relax by its clear waters or explore the surrounding hiking trails, Lac d’Estaing invites you to recharge your batteries in the heart of nature.
It’s a place where time seems to slow down, allowing visitors to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Pyrenees and create unforgettable memories.
Visit the Gavarnie cirque
The Gavarnie cirque is a natural wonder and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The imposing cliffs encircle the cirque, offering a grandiose natural spectacle.
The Gavarnie waterfall, one of the highest in Europe, adds a majestic touch to this vivid tableau. Hikers and nature lovers will find this a place of pure wonder.
Discover the caves of Bétharram
The Grottes de Bétharram, 4.5 km from the campsite, invite you on an underground journey through chambers and galleries formed over thousands of years.
As you explore these caverns, you’ll marvel at the stalactites, stalagmites and other spectacular geological formations.
Whether on foot, by boat or by train, a visit to the caves is a fascinating adventure into the bowels of the Earth.