France - The Pyrenees (PDF Chapter)
This is the Pyrenees chapter from Lonely Planet’s France guidebook.
Rural and deeply traditional, the Pyrenees’ wild landscapes now provide a paradise for skiers, climbers, hikers and bikers. They might not be on quite the same scale as the Alps, but the Pyre-nees are every bit as stunning.
- admire the views from the sky-top observatory on the Pic du Midi
- trek to the mountain amphitheatre of the Cirque de Gavarnie
- see endangered Pyrenean wildlife in the Parc Animalier des Pyrénées
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Pau, Lourdes, Parc National des Pyrénées, Vallée d’Aspe, Vallée d’Ossau, Cauterets, Vallée des Gaves, Vallée de Garonne, Bagnères de Luchon, St-Bertrand de Comminges, Vallée de l’Ariège.
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