Bathing in Béarn, leisure centers and rivers

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Bathing in Béarn, lei ...

From the first heat, we only dream of that ... Bathing , lounging in the sun , relaxation and relaxation are finally at the rendezvous!

Béarn is a country of water , shaped by the Gaves : Gave de Pau, Gave d'Oloron, Aspe, Ossau, Gavernie ...

Around all these water points, a multitude of water activities are at your disposal, from the calmest to the most sporty ...

Baudreix leisure center: Ô Kiri


Around Pau , just 15 minutes from the city , Lake Baudreix and the Ô Kiri offers all kinds of water recreation : slides, water ski lift, waterjump, drop in, stand up paddle, canoeing, kayaking ... After all that , a good meal at the floating barbecue ! And relaxation on the beach , with a swim in the calm waters of the lake ...

Do you like it? Follow us for a family day out: Les Ô Kiri .

A little rest, feet in the water , Near Lestelle-Bétharram and its caves , Camping du Saillet also offers a trout fishing spot .

A good idea: Attend the Baniou fishing workshop , for everyone from 8 years old, by reservation.

Waterjump Okiri

Photo: Waterjump at Okiri lake in Baudreix

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The Orthez-Biron leisure center


A fine sand beach , a playground for children , a stroll around the lake… The leisure center is located in the heart of Béarn , between Orthez , Biron and Castétis. Nestled in a 100-hectare park, the lake of 40 hectares offers swimming all s ecurity and shaded promenade ... What cool on hot summer days.

Access to the park, the lake and the playgrounds and sports are free . Fishing is permitted (subject to a permit). You can eat on site. To contact the leisure center, consult its file and its website .

Need to recharge your batteries after a sporting day, Paradis Perdu welcomes you in its wooden chalets, in the heart of an unusual park with its animals .

To get to know this territory better, here is our full report on the Vic-Bilh .

Peach

Photo: Fishing lake

Gabas lake in Eslourenties


In the enclaves of the Hautes-Pyrénées, is the Gabas lake. An artificial lake where you will find a nautical base , a playground for children and good fishing spots with a view of the Pyrenees . Two family walking routes, with several starting points, are accessible to hikers or cyclists . For a small tour, allow 40 minutes. To do a full loop , it will take you about 3 hours.

Gabas lake

Photo: The lake at sunrise -source: Bladsurb CCBY NC ND 2.0

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Lake Castet in Bielle


In the Pyrenean Valleys , and more particularly in the Ossau valley , it is a 20 hectare lake, in the town of Bielle. Many activities are available on site. Kayaks, boats, bicycles are for hire.

Towpath , shaded paths, wooden pontoon ... the surroundings are pleasant, whether on foot, by bike and why not on horseback . The Benou horses are at your disposal for a Pyrenean ride .

To discover nearby, the Frady Farm and for the more athletic , the ascent of the Pic d'Escurets .

There are many other lakes in the valley of Ossau, like that of Artouste or Ayous .

Artouste

Photo: Lake in the Ossau valley

Aqua Béarn


Buffer boats, pedal boats, river with buoys , the whole family will find what they are looking for. In lagoon or rafting version, it's up to you to choose between thrills and a moment of relaxation . And it is in Oloron-Sainte-Marie , that it happens.

Consult the practical information on the Aqua-Béarn website .

Fancy an unusual adventure , we take you to the bowels of the earth , to the Cave of la Verna .

And to discover the region, our roadtrip in the Barétous valley will give you some ideas to do in any season.

Oloron sainte marie

Photo: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

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A little sport in the Gaves ...


You are in need of actions ... You dream of sporting holidays in Béarn. Discover our report on rafting in the Gaves .

Be careful, the Gavess are living mountain waters . They can be dangerous and swimming is not always allowed. Find out before you venture out on the banks and go for a dip, at the tourist offices in each region. And above all, stay cautious or accompanied ...

Rafting 64

Photo: Rafting in the Gaves with Rafting 64

This refreshing walk in the heart of Béarn-Pyrénées is now over. Our selection is far from exhaustive. Béarn is full of water points, lakes, rivers ... to enjoy nature and its panoramas of the Pyrenees .

  • The website of the tourist office, Coeur de Béarn , gives you plenty of practical information on the activities.


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Article written by Stéphanie Tempier for the Guide du Béarn Pyrénées.


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