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Around Luchon

Superbagnères

Superbagneres, at 1800m is accessible by road or by the télécabine.

From the plateau there are stunning views of the 3000m peaks  surrounding Luchon.

When the télécabine is running the restaurant “La Plète” is open. Contact : 0561791994.

L’Hospice de France

The mountain refuge and inn, the “ Hospice de France” at 1385m dates back to the 17th century.

Initially it was a refuge for traders, travelers and pilgrims crossing into Spain.

Now it is the starting point for numerous walks for all levels.

The hospice has a restaurant and accommodation. internet : www.hospicedefrance.com

In July and August there is a taxi bus from Luchon.

La Vallèe du Lys

The vallée du Lys at 1100m with its spectacular waterfall “le cascade d’enfer” is a steep sided valley off the road to Superbagneres.

There are numerous walks of all levels, from 200m along the flat to see the cascade d’enfer, up to the highest peaks and several stunning mountain lakes.

 

La Vallée d’Oeuil

The vallée d’Oueil is a beautiful pastoral valley with rolling green hills and typical Pyrenean mountain villages.

There are villages to explore, monuments from ancient civilizations to discover, peaks and lakes to walk to.

Around sunset at the end of September and start of October the valley resonates to the rutting calls of the stags.

La Vallée d’Oo

The Granges d’Astau in the vallée d’Oo is the starting point for walks to the lakes: Oo, Espingo, Saussat, Portillon and Glacé..

There is food and accommodation at the granges d’Astau.