Opening photo: A gîte with swimming pool, facing the Pyrenees mountains, as here at the Gîte de Lamarquette
In Laruns, in the heart of the Pyrenean valleys, the Gîtes la Casa Paulou and Lou Cujala de Roger are two large mountain lodges. With a capacity of 15 and 17 people, they are well equipped to provide you with maximum comfort and autonomy. It is the ideal rental for holidays with friends or for large families. They are located near ski resorts, hiking departures or near mountain passes for cycling enthusiasts.
You will love : It is a paradise for sports groups!
To visit nearby : We advise you to take the GR108 From Laruns, to Gabas. For cyclists, the Col du Pourtalet route is a real sporting challenge. Without forgetting the famous Col d'Aubisque, a stage of the Tour de France. Skiers can ski down the slopes of the Artouste, Gourette and Pic du Midi resorts. For a change, try the large zipline at Laruns Aventure or climb the trees in the Hanging Forest in Eaux-Bonnes.
In Arudy, the Passiflorart gîtes form a set of 5 gîtes, surrounded by nature, in the Ossau valley. Depending on your comfort and space requirements, the reception capacity increases to adapt to all your events. Isolated between meadows and forests, with a catering area and a reception tent, you can organize big parties. You have access to a relaxation area, with swimming pool and jacuzzi, and a trampoline for children.
You will like : Its swimming pool and its spa.
To visit nearby : The Communauté de Communes de la Vallée d'Ossau provides hiking and cycling routes (fr). We tested the ascent of the Pic d'Escurets for you (fr). In Bielle, and if you tried a Pyrenean ride, at the Horses du Benou equestrian center. In Oloron-Sainte-Marie, the Aqua-Béarn (fr) will please the whole family : buffer boats, pedal boats, buoys, but also lagoon area or rafting river. At the Bon Air farm, children will love meeting with original animals: sheep with 4 horns, miniature species, ...
Photos © gîtes Passiflorart
The Dépendance du Château Viella allows you to stay in the middle of the vineyards, in a wine estate in Vic-Bilh. It is in an 18th century building, completely renovated and very comfortable, that you will be welcomed. The decoration is a subtle blend of old and new to respect its history and architecture, while providing a clear, soft and delicate atmosphere. The owners especially want to give meaning to this welcome in the vineyard and it is a great opportunity to discover wine tourism.
You'll love : The experience of life on a winery.
To visit nearby : On site, you can walk in the Jardins d'Aure, a poetic space in the heart of the vineyards, visit the cellar and taste the wines of Madiran and Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh. If you like to hike, the paths along the shores of Lake Aydie are very pleasant. In Saint-Lanne, the raptor park offers three atypical shows, to better understand the universe of these kings of the sky. And if you are still hesitating, we reveal our 4 good reasons to spend a holiday in the Vic-Bilh.
Photos © La Dépendance du Château Viella
The Refuge out of the city is aptly named. In the valley of Ossau, in Arudy, it is a real mountain refuge, in a large wooded park, with swimming pool. You have the choice between several accommodations in two beautiful buildings. An old sheepfold, typically mountainous and two lodgings. They offer you an exceptional panorama on the Pyrenean snow-capped peaks. The decor is rustic and warm. The services and equipment provide you with all the comfort you want, in an eco-responsible spirit. It is a space of tranquility, perfect for recharging your batteries!
You will love : The “ RetreatBody & Soul ” concept.
To visit nearby : To stay in the mood, lovers of old stones will be full of eyes, in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, the oldest town in Béarn. You can also do the Tour du Dolmen de Buzy on foot. In Bielle, Lake Castet offers many activities: kayaks, boats, rental of bicycles for hire, stroll on the towpath... If you want to immerse yourself in the pastoral culture, Ferme Frady offers tastings of his cheeses and a discovery of his creations in Mohair.
Photos © Refuge out of the city
Next to Navarrenx, in Lucq-de-Béarn, the Gîte de Lamarquette is a beautiful residence, surrounded by a charming garden, with the Pyrenees as a backdrop. Whether you like to laze by the pool, enjoy the refreshing shade of the old oak tree, which is more than a hundred years old, or admire the rose garden, you will be charmed by this place, conducive to relaxation and calm.
You will like : A charming cottage in the countryside.
To visit nearby : Monein is home to the largest Gothic church in Béarn, the Saint-Girons church. We take you on an urban stroll in the royal capital of Pau. The region has a rich past, which you can discover by visiting the medieval Béarn castles or its museums, in particular in Pau, Orthez, Lacître… Here is also our article on all the museums of Béarn.
Photos © Gîte de Lamarquette
We hope to have helped you find the best accommodation for your next stay in Béarn. We just have to wish you a wonderful Béarn holiday!