Tourism in Pyrenees

 

Luchon, one of the Great tourist sites in Midi Pyrenees

Remarkable sights nearby

Gargas (65) (32 km) prehistoric cave (stencils of hands on walls).

Saint Bertrand de Comminges Grand Site de Midi-Pyrénées (31) (32 km) medieval village, cathedral, Roman ruins.

Saint Just de Valcabrère (31) (34 km) Romanesque church

Montrejeau (31) (37 km) square (covered), 19th century Chateau de Valmirande

Montmaurin (31) (55 km) Gallo-Roman villa.

Route des 4 lacs (65) (70 km) the lakes of Oredon, Capdelong, Aumar, Aubert.

Arreau (65) (32 km) Aigles d'Aure (birds of prey).

Vieille Aure (65) (41 km) mines (sound-and-light show itinerary).

Esparros (65)(50km) chasm (“mineral garden”: aragonite concretions).

Mauvezin (65)(69 km) medieval castle

Médous (65)(85 km) cave (stalactites)

Argelès Gazost (65) (120 km) marmot animal park.

Pic du Midi Grand Site de Midi-Pyrénées (64)(75km by the passes, 110 km by the plain) observatory at 2877m in altitude

Lourdes Grand Site de Midi-Pyrénées (65)(113 km) cave, cathedral.

Bétharram (65)(122 km) cave (stalactites).

Pau (64)(135 km) chateau of Henri IV.

Gavarnie Grand Site de Midi-Pyrénées (65)(163 km) natural amphitheatre.

Toulouse Grand Site de Midi-Pyrénées (31)(140 km): streets, squares, cathedral, museums, etc.; Airbus, space adventure park.

Mas d'Azil (09) (128 km) cave and prehistoric site.

Andorre (201 km / 3 hours)

Spain (border 8 km away) resurgence of the Garonne River (source of the Garonne, Trou du Toro 2 1/2 hours by car and 40 min walking)