Pyrenean Gîte

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Local Ski resorts

Baqueira/Beret: altitude 1500-2510 metres; 47 pistes giving 77 kilometres of marked piste.

Superbagnères, Luchon: altitude 1440-2260 metres; 23 pistes.

Peyragudes: altitude 1600-2400 metres; 39 pistes.

Le Mourtis: altitude 1350-1860 metres; 22 downhill pistes, plus 45 kilometres of ski du fond.

Local walking

Paths from the house lead directly up into the mountains, with a public footpath only 100 metres away, leading to the GR10 which runs along the whole length of the Pyrenees. The lovely Val d'Aran is just over the Spanish border.

We can supply a range of suggested walking routes nearby which we have enjoyed.

The area

St Béat is an attractive village with shops, Tourist Information Centre, swimming pool and tennis courts. The river Garonne flows through the village. Bagnères de Luchon is a major spa town with all amenities, and is a popular destination for tourists, considered one of the most stylish towns in the Pyrenees. St Gaudens is the major town north of St Béat, with all major supermarkets, etc. St Bertrand de Comminges is a delightful medieval village of historic interest, situated between St Gaudens and St Béat.

Local activities

Walking, skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, fishing, white water rafting, horseriding are available in the area.

Enquiries: contact us by phone, email or post:

Jan and Graham van der Lely
27 Castle Street
BS35 1HQ

Phone: +44 (0) 7764 819436