Central Pyrenees

Organization of hikes Central Pyrenees

Since its creation in 1967, the main aim of the Pyrenees National Park has been to protect the incredible natural heritage and biodiversity of the region. Completely uninhabited, it reaches over an area of 45,000 hectares and stretches 100 km from east to west at an altitude of approximately 1000 m. The Park spreads over the Pic du Midi d’Ossau, Balaïtous, Vignemale and Néouvielle Mountains and from the valleys of Aspe and Ossau in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques to the well-known glacial valleys of the Hautes Pyrénées, including Cauterets, Luz-Gavarnie and Aure.

 

Virtually untouched landscapes with deep historical roots are waiting to be explored! The unique geology of the area (with a combination of limestone and granite) has led to the formation of some 250 glistening mountain lakes, surrounded by such colourful vegetation because of the Atlantic and Mediterranean climates. Although a protected area, these vast open spaces, or “Vallées de Gave”, remain both accessible and safe for novice and experienced hikers alike because of the highly maintained and signposted footpaths.

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Discovering in comfort the Pyrenees National Park through the GR10

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from 640 €

7 days

6 nights

In the heart of the Central Pyrenees, this magnificient section of the Pyrenees crossing offers you to discover outstanding sites in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park. The first day of the hike will take you to...

GR10 Discovery & comfort Central Pyrenees

Aure Valley and Néouvielle Nature Reserve

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from 625 €

7 days

6 nights

From Saint Lary Soulan and the Aure valley, you will go and discover some of the most beautiful hikes of this area and a little Pyrenean paradise. After gaining some altitude over the Aure valley, you will ...

Self-guided walking Central Pyrenees

Cauterets-Gavarnie : the gem of Central Pyrenees and UNESCO World Heritage

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from 460 €

7 days

6 nights

The Pyrenees National Park offers the walkers the possibility to cross wonderful sites and discover an exceptional natural heritage. Birthplace of Pyreneism, paradise for the mountaineers and the nature lovers ...

Self-guided walking Central Pyrenees

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