The most beautiful bike rides in Béarn

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A little sport during the holidays? Whether you are a Sunday cyclist or a real climber, Le Béarn is full of green cycle paths, mountain roads or steep mountain biking trails.

The greenway of Béarn des Gaves

In this landscape, shaped by the Gave d'Oloron, in the Béarn des Gaves , the old railway line has been transformed into a greenway . Departing from Saliès-de-Béarn , one of the most beautiful villages , nicknamed " The Venice of Béarn ", a 16 km round trip family ride awaits you. But there are other access points if you want to shorten it.

After sport, comfort ... at the Thermes de Saliès-de-Béarn of course for a massage or a relaxing treatment!

On the contrary, you are in need of action… Here is our full article on sports holidays in Béarn des Gaves.

Salies de Bearn

Saliès-de-Béarn

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The Pyrenees Piedmont Cycle Route


In the Pays de Nay , it allows you to explore the Pyrenees National Park . It is also the first mountain bike route , referenced V81 . Departing from Lestelle-Betharram , up to Baliros, 25 km long, including 12 km in the greenway .

The village of Nay is a great discovery, here is our article . You are not far from Pau and the Jurançon vineyards , or its century-old oak forest: Les Vert-Tiges .

Pays de Nay
Pays de Nay

The Calvary of Betharram

Near the Véloroute, the Calvaire de Bétharram is a 25 km walk, suitable for children . Its 15 stations allow you to stop and enjoy the calm of this sanctuary .

Take advantage of this family outing , to cool off in the Betharram Caves , to introduce children to the Bon'air farm , or to the Betharram Fathers Heritage Museum .

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Cyclo-tourist routes in the Ossau Valley


In the Pyrenees Valleys , the Community of Communes provides circuits to download . Departing from Laruns , Bielle , Louvie-Juzon ..., there is something for all levels , from the greenway to the vertiginous ascent , from the shortest (less than 3 km) to the longest (60 km), and for all tastes: collars , buckles ...

And for electric bike enthusiasts, the charging points are even indicated. You can also rent your bike in Laruns, at Locaski Outdoor .

Follow us during our hike in the valley of Ossau : the Ascension of the Pic d'Escurets .

On the road, for lovers of old stones , do not miss Oloron-Sainte-Marie , the oldest town in Béarn . A more family activity tempts you: The suspended forest !

Pic de l'Escuret
Pic de l'escuret, photo by Mélanie Oliva

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Mountain biking in the heart of Béarn


The heart of Béarn is a land of traditions , marked by its vineyards : Madiran, Pacherenc, up to Jurançon. The tourist office lists 46 itineraries , from walks on interpretive trails to more sporty mountain biking trails . A great opportunity to visit its beautiful villages such as Lescun , or Morlanne and its castle .

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

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Our bike tour of Béarn ends. We hope that this circuit made you want to conquer the Pyrenees and discover the Béarn-Pyrénées .

Out of a bike? No problem, go to a rental agency .

To find out more, visit the tourist office: Tourisme Béarn Pays de Nay .

Did you like our article? Find more on our Blog . Follow us on the Béarn-Pyrénées Guide Facebook page and on Instagram @guidebearnpyrenees.

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


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