Accous

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Accous
TownAccous
Insee code64006
Postcode64490
Latitude42.9746820
Longitude-0.5990550
AltitudeFrom 420 to 2458 meters
Surface60.68 km²
Population449 inhabitants
Density7 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townPau (at 63 km, 70 min)Lées-Athas at 1.9 km
DepartmentPyrénées-AtlantiquesOsse-en-Aspe at 2.7 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Built at the mouth of the circus Iseye, Accous, head of the canton of the Aspe Valley (13 municipalities) can be visited on foot ... or paragliding.

Here the mountain is divided between nature and culture: native flora, unique wildlife, and the last bears of the Pyrenees are born here ... Pastoralism is still very active, it also participates in the preservation of biodiversity. As such, the South Valley National Park is part of the Pyrenees.

The Aspe Valley has a vocation of ancestral pathway.


SIGHTSEEING

The museum of the Aspe valley, in a former dairy.

The church under the patronage of St Martin, burned in 1569, was rebuilt at the beginning of the 17th and restored in the nineteenth.

The detour is required district play, the Romanesque chapel of Saint Saturnin and its exterior corbels are unavoidable.

The chapel of St. Christau Aulet built in the 17th on the remains of an older, was busy in the practice of ancient rituals associated with water (three sources were cured of all ailments: sore eyes, leprosy, scabies ...). Remember to take a look at the bottom of the vault of the fountain of Cagots, along the road near the chapel.

Leisure activities: hiking, paragliding (paragliding).

Detailed information
Natural sitesWood Arapoup

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The festival village Accous leads every 3rd weekend of August, an original election: that of "Miss Potato. The winner sees his weight converted to potatoes!

A "race to the mountain, sports Pyrenean invaded this opportunity Pouey Hill.

In June and September, paragliding festival begins in two national competitions (Class B) are arranged on one of the most beautiful sites of free flight of the Pyrenees.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

350 km of hiking trails, swimming or lazing around lakes Estaens, d'Arlet, downhill mountain bike, horseback ride, village fairs, festivals, visiting open-air museum, traditional market ... You'll be part of history when you walk on the Roman road to Peyranere, or on the road to Santiago, if you hike on the path of maturation, or if you visit the military heritage with strong Portalet (including Renovation is underway for an opening to the public).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Off-piste skiing in the Ossau ValleySports sensations60 €Laruns (14.1 km)
Rafting, kayak, or hydro speedSports sensationsFrom 18 € to 33 €Oloron-Sainte-Marie (19.1 km)
Quad, 4x4, cross karting in the PyreneesSports sensations30 €Aramits (20 km)
Horse ride in the PyreneesNature and the outdoorsFrom 15 € to 700 €Sévignacq-Meyracq (22 km)

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PHOTOS

Accous and the valley of the west AouletAccous and the valley of the west Aoulet
 
A vulture above the Aspe ValleyA vulture above the Aspe Valley
The Villages Accous, Lees Athas and Osse-en-AspeThe Villages Accous, Lees Athas and Osse-en-Aspe
 
Paragliding at sunset over AccousParagliding at sunset over Accous
A Egyptian Vulture over AccousA Egyptian Vulture over Accous
 
Flight Accous before, and the valley of Arapoupe AouletFlight Accous before, and the valley of Arapoupe Aoulet
The takeoff of paragliding and Accous Valley AydiusThe takeoff of paragliding and Accous Valley Aydius
  

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WEATHER

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 12°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 4°C - Max. 9°C

BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsMaison pouquette     NEW
Cette-Eygun
At the heart of the Aspe Valley, one of the most unspoilt valleys of the Pyrenees, just breathe a few days time the pure mountain air. Located 700 m above sea level on a sunny face,...
Located 4.2 km from Accous68 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLe pelouha  
Lourdios-Ichère
Calm and rest in exceptional environment for hosts loving nature: 2 rooms 'no smoking', private bathroom with shower and terrace, including 1 accessible handicapped hosts, label 3 Keys....
Located 9.7 km from Accous60 € the double room 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsLes Vallées  
Lurbe-Saint-Christau
A beautiful & Charming Basque style former hotel (now converted to 20 bedroom mansion) opened as B&B. With more than 2000 m² of living space, large patios, reception halls, gardens,...
Located 15.7 km from Accous30 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGite de charme bearnais à jouers accous  
9.6
Accous
Located in the heart of the Aspe valley between the villages of Accous and Bedous, play is a hamlet surrounded by mountains and enjoy the first rays of sun. http://www.a-gites.com/...
Located in AccousFrom 280 € to 600 € per week 
House for 6 personsGîte Lacoudanne
Osse-en-Aspe
Nice house in the village of Osse en Aspe, in the Aspe Valley.
Located 2.7 km from AccousFrom 330 € to 500 € per week 
House for 6 personsGite gayou  
9.2
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Lourdios-Ichère
The house is a cottage Gayou 19th century traditional style Bearn in stone. A mountainside, surrounded by woods and meadows with wonderful panorama of the valley and surrounding mountains...
Located 7.9 km from AccousFrom 200 € to 400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
61 places over 2,5 haBarétous-Pyrénées    
8.8
Aramits
'Campaign to the Mountain' in the Pyrenees, between Béarn and Basque Country, Camping Barétous-Pyrenees is a family of internationally recognized quality. Calm, serene, full of charm...
Located 19.6 km from AccousFrom 14.70 € to 21.30 € per day 
5 places over 0,5 haCamping Eyharche   
9.5
Barcus
Camping at the farm, located in the countryside Barcus (Basque Country). Beautiful views of the Pyrenees. Approximately 10 minutes from Barcus (30mn of Oloron St. Mary) 40 minutes of...
Located 27 km from AccousFrom 13 € to 15.50 € per day 
55 places over 2 haCamping belair    
9.4
Lasseube
Small campsite of 50 pitches with fishing pond, playground, snack bar, wifi, quiet and very friendly, the vineyards of Jurançon and 150 m from the village of Lasseube.
Located 29 km from Accous14 € per day 

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HOTELS

Chateau d'Arance - Hotel in AccousChateau d'Arance     
7.9
Cette-Eygun
Located in the heart of the Pyrénées, in the village of Cette-Eygun, Chateau d'Arance is a 13th-century house with a terrace offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. The...
Located 4.6 km from AccousRoom from 69 €
Hotel du Pic d'Anie - Hotel in AccousHotel du Pic d'Anie     
7.1
Arette
Hotel du Pic d'Anie is situated in the heart of La Pierre-Saint-Martin ski resort, which offers 23 ski slopes. Overlooking the Pyrenees Mountains, this Hotel features a bar and a terrace....
Located 12 km from AccousRoom from 118 €
Auberge la Caverne - Hotel in AccousAuberge la Caverne     
8.3
Laruns
La Caverne 1-star hotel is situated in Eaux-Chaudes spa village in the Pyrénées National Park, a 10-minute drive from Artouste ski resort. It offers private rooms in the hotel or dormitory...
Located 13.1 km from AccousRoom from 54 €

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Hôtel Le Café De Paris
Hôtel Le Café de Paris is in central Biarritz, on the pedestrian Place Bellevue and a 5-minute walk from the casino. Rooms have exceptional panoramic views...
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