11 days in Hautes-Pyrenees Itinerary

11 days in Hautes-Pyrenees Itinerary

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Fly to Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées Airport, Drive to Saint-Lary-Soulan
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Saint-Lary-Soulan
— 3 nights
Drive
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La Mongie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Argeles-Gazost
— 1 night
Drive
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Lourdes
— 3 nights
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Saint-Lary-Soulan

— 3 nights
Saint-Lary-Soulan is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France.GeographySaint-Lary is located in Hautes-Pyrénées 80 km south of the département's capital Tarbes, next to the Le Néouvielle Nature Reserve and the Pyrenees National Park and is a 20-minute drive to Spain.SportsSkiingSaint-Lary-Soulan is one of the largest ski resorts in the French Pyrenees with over 100 km of downhill slopes. Attractions like Reserve Naturelle du Neouvielle and Les Aigles d'Aure - Volerie des Pyrenees make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Saint-Lary-Soulan's surroundings by going to Espace Promenade de la Sapiniere (in Peyragudes), Pyrenees Ho (in Cierp-Gaud) and Grottes de Gargas (in Aventignan). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Office des Sports de Montagne, explore the striking landscape of Maison du Parc national des Pyrenees de Saint-Lary Soulan, head outdoors with Parcours Aventure Moudang, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Genos-Loudenvielle.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Lary-Soulan road trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Saint-Lary-Soulan is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to La Mongie.

Things to do in Saint-Lary-Soulan

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

La Mongie

— 3 nights
Bring the kids along to Pic Du Midi and Col de Tourmalet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Mongie: Gavarnie (La Breche De Roland & Cirque de Gavarnie), Luz-Saint-Sauveur (Canyon Epic & Luz Tyroline) and Col d'Aspin (in Aspin-Aure).

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the La Mongie vacation planner.

Drive from Saint-Lary-Soulan to La Mongie in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in La Mongie are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Argeles-Gazost.

Things to do in La Mongie

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Argeles-Gazost

— 1 night
On the 25th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Animalier Des Pyrenees, and then don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint-Felix de Gerone.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Argeles-Gazost online vacation maker.

You can drive from La Mongie to Argeles-Gazost in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Argeles-Gazost can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Lourdes.

Things to do in Argeles-Gazost

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Lourdes

— 3 nights
Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and Bigorre Aventure. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lourdes: Centre Nautique de Soeix (in Oloron-Sainte-Marie), Cauterets (Maison du Parc national des Pyrenees de Cauterets, Pont d'Espagne, &more) and Lac D'Estaing (in Estaing). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Grottes de Betharram, admire the masterpieces at Chateau Fort of Lourdes, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotte de Massabielle.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lourdes trip maker app.

Lourdes is very close to Argeles-Gazost. In August in Lourdes, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lourdes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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