Tours across Béarn and Pays Basque

The region is full of treasures to be discovered as well in Béarn than Pays Basque.

A tour of most of these places will delight you !

Domaine Larrey

Domaine Larrey - Chambres d'Hôtes

Mains
Oloron Sainte Marie

Oloron Sainte Marie (Rafting)

Rafting

City of Art and History, its cathedral and its famous cake « Le Russe ».

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Roses

On the way to Christian pilgrims of Saint Jacques de Compostelle discover a medieval town.
Overlooking the city the fortress stands on the top of the hill of Mendiguren.

La Rhune

La Rhune

Rafting

Rack railway and views overlooking the bay of Saint Jean de Luz

Espelette

Espelette

Rafting

Espelette is a village in the Basque province of Labourd. Only 20 minutes from the Basque coast and close to the mountains, you will find the Espelette pepper wich is a famous ingredient of French cooking

Cambo-les-bains

Cambo-les-bains - Villa Arnaga

Cambo-les-bains - Villa Arnaga

Edmond Rostand, author of « Cyrano de Bergerac », built this Basque country house surrounded by beautiful French gardens

Salies de Béarn

Salies de Béarn - Golf (9-hole course)

Salies de Béarn

Salies de Béarn Golf is a hilly 9-hole course, varied and technical.
It also offers a 9-hole compact course (Training).

Laàs

The Castle of Laàs

Laas

A guided tour of this old barony of Bearn makes you discover Aubusson tapestries, paintings by Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Breughel, Rubens, Fragonard, but also porcelain, pottery and furniture.
In the park you walk among centenary trees, French gardens, orange grove, rose garden, exotic bamboo plantation overlooking the Gave of Oloron and the Pyrenees.

Navarrenx eaux-vives

Navarrenx rafting

Navarrenx eaux-vives

The first suggested itinerary is the « Adventure » formula, covering twenty kilometers (starting point by minibus).
The « Discovery » formula, second itinerary, covers ten kilometers and is best for beginners because the course is less physical.

Navarrenx ville

Navarrenx a medieval city

Navarrenx eaux-vives

Navarrenx is a fortified bastion on the Saint James Way. Since the Middle Ages thousand of pilgrims move towards Compostela which is located in Galicia (Spain)..

Artiguelouve

The Golf of Artiguelouve (18-hole course)

Le Golf d'Artiguelouve

When golf combines mountain and ocean...
At 1 hour away from ski runs and beaches, this golf will offer you an unrestricted view on the Pyrenees mountains range.
Technical and with natural settings, laid out by Jean Garaïalde, the course will require the best of yourself, either you are a beginner or an experienced player.

Gurs

Horse riding in Gurs

Equitation à Gurs

Horse rides from the village of Gurs : « Stables of the Black Prince ».

Les grottes de Betharram

The Caves of Betharram

Les grottes de Betharram

An unusual tour in a fascinating world by boat and little train.
Each floor carved by nature at different times gives its curiosities and specificities.
A model of 8 meters by 1,2 meters with 5 floors will show you a schematic section of the visit and allows you to better understanding of the underground space.

Aramits

Adventure Park to Aramits

Accrobranches à Aramits

Only 15 minutes from Oloron Sainte-Marie.
Bungee jumping...
Adventure course unlimited : families, sporting, fun, balancing, tyrolean...
Leisure activities available to everyone, games from 4 years old.

Gorges de Kakkueta

The Gorges of Kakkueta

Gorges de Kakkueta

First explored in 1906 by Edouard-Alfred Martel, a specialist in scientific expeditions, the Gorges of Kakkueta, a site of the wildest ant most prestigious in Europe, are today protected.
We are here like in Amazonia, however in the heart of the Basque mountain.

Salle La Verna

Salle La Verna

Salle La Verna

In the heart of chalk mountains of Haute-Soule and Barétous, La Verna is an outstanding geological site and world renowned.
You will discover during a guided and commented tour one of the largest underground rooms in the world.

Vallée d'Aspe

Aspe valley

Vallée d'Aspe

The charm of this valley was created from an alliance between nature and culture...
There are 4 Eco-museums to visit with the family : Lourdios « A village tells its ' story », Sarrance « Our Lady of the Rock », Accous « The Cheese Farmer », Borce « A stop on the Saint James Way ».
Discover the Fort of Portalet built in 1846 set against a cliff overlooking the Gave d'Aspe, facing the path of The Mast « La Mâture », as well as the Cirque of Lescun with legendary peaks, the legend of Notre-Dame-de-la-Pierre...
and many villages with houses carved in stone covered with slate roofs (guided tours available in Summer) and 3 craft markets taking place in exceptional village settings : Aydius 1st Sunday in August, Sarrance in the cloister of Notre Dame in November, Bedous in the market place at Easter.
The pastoral economy remains at the heart of the identity of the Aspe Valley. Some major events : the Lourdios transhumance 1st Saturday in June, Cheese Day of Etsaut in July.

Le petit train d'Artouste

The little train of Artouste

Le petit train d'Artouste

This Little Train is one of the most beautiful destinations in the region and the highest in Europe.
Enjoy the landscape and the wonders of nature in mountains.
Discover the beautiful lake of Artouste and explore its underground galleries with a guide.

Le Pic du Midi d'Ossau

The Pic du Midi of Ossau

Pic du Midi d'Ossau

This peak in the French Pyrenees (2884 m high) known as the Jean-Pierre looks like a tooth and is particularly visible and identifiable from the plains of Aquitaine.

Le Château de Pau

The Castle of Pau

Le Château de Pau

The Castle of Henri IV is one of the most visited monuments in France and Navarre, with over 100 000 visitors a year.
You will find a national Museum and since 2010 a show narrating the History of this prestigious heritage monument of Pau.

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