Mountain Walking

Mountain Walking

Discover this amazing area of the Pyrenees, with panoramas, forests, caves and peaks. The flora and fauna is exceptional, just step outside and you can start your adventure on foot.

Locally you can hike on fairly easy trails in Aspet, Arbas, Herran, Arbon, Milhas, Juzet-d’Izaut. Many more villages have stunning walks for all the family. Passing ancient barns and walking through the prairies. You get to see the agricultural working life close up in this area. Higher up, on the more difficult walks, you could spot signs of the small brown Pyrenean bears released here. There are local guides who know where you can follow the trails.

The GR10 pass is a popular hiking trail traversing the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean coasts. There are no peaks to climb, but follow the red and white blazed well marked routes. You can join this route at Luchon and Lac d’Oo. For more adventurous hikers the HRP hiking route criss crosses the French and Spanish border.

For an active day out here, try the Pic de Cagire 1912m. Our local mountain is very popular to summit from either side. Hike to the top and watch the sun rise or set. Either way the 360┬░views are stunning. It will likely take you 5-6 hours to summit and return. There are a couple of refuges to rest at or have a picnic stop on your hike.

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