The Hautes-Pyrénées area is within the Midi-Pyrenees, around the Parc National des Pyrénées and right up against the Spanish Border. This is some of France’s most dramatic mountain terrain, a row of sharp peaks which is popular with skiers, but also quite raw. This is where you’ll find the least developed landscapes and rarest creatures. And the best places to stay in the Hautes-Pyrénées allow you to explore this region in comfort and peace.
If you’re here to ski then there are some great recommendations for you on our Guru’s list of the best places to stay in the Hautes-Pyrénées, but there are also some small, family-run properties which are perfect for proper explorations into this rural and very traditional region. Biking - the Hautes-Pyrénées is a permeant fixture of the Tour de France itinerary - and hiking are both great ways to get around, but there’s also plenty to offer climbers.
The most famous sights in the park are the Cirque de Gavarnie, which is 800metres wide at its deepest point, and 3000metres wide at the top, and the Pont d’Espagne, a bridge over one f the highest water sources in the Parc National des Pyrénées. The region is also known for its hotels springs, and there are several springs resort towns. As well as the number of popular ski resort towns.
As well as the natural beauty of the Hautes-Pyrénées you’ll find pretty mountain hamlets and villages, and the famous religious pilgrimage capital, Lourdes.
Still not sure which is the best place to stay in the Hautes-Pyrénées for you? Browse though our list of all the best places to stay in the Hautes-Pyrénées, or contact one of our friendly Gurus for advice.
A charming B&B in a typical Pyrénées house. Traditional rooms host wooden beam ceilings, parquet floors and modern amenities. A roof terrace and lovely breakfasts. Close to the city's Aquensis thermal spas and outdoor activities. A good choice for an active weekend in the mountains.