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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Argelès-Gazost - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

From its privileged location in the heart of the Valley of the Great Sites, between Lourdes and Gavarnie, near the National Park and six ski resorts, Argelès-Gazost is an ideal point to take time to breathe and see the Pyrenees.

The village, 463 meters above sea level, nestled in lush greenery and surrounded by mountains and peaks, proudly claims its strong identity Pyrenees.

The city held its high-flowered streets, panoramic terraces, staircases, fountains ...

The spa area spreads its green park, its opulent mansions, casino and spa.

The local market on Tuesday morning, the largest and oldest in the valley, offers all the traditional culinary treasures: the shepherds of cheese, the cake with the pin, honey, blueberry pies, lamb mountain Gascon black pork, the duck breast and duck liver ...

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude43.0050280 (N 43° 0’ 18”)
Longitude-0.1010870 (W 0° 6’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 412m to 600m
Surface area3.05 km²
Population3321 inhabitants
Density1088 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (35 km, 39 min)
Insee code65025
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée d'Argelès-Gazost

Nearest cities & towns

Lau-Balagnas1.4 km (5 min)
Ayzac-Ost2.1 km (4 min)
Gez2.6 km (6 min)
Arras-en-Lavedan3 km (6 min)
Arcizans-Avant3.2 km (8 min)
Saint-Savin3.4 km (8 min)
Sère-en-Lavedan4.1 km (8 min)
Adast4.3 km (8 min)
Salles5.1 km (10 min)
Ayros-Arbouix5.1 km (9 min)
Agos-Vidalos5.2 km (9 min)
Préchac5.3 km (10 min)
Ouzous5.4 km (11 min)
Uz5.6 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


City from the park Argelès-Gazost
City from the park Argelès-Gazost
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City of Argelès-Gazost
City of Argelès-Gazost
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Rose Garden Waterfall - Argelès-Gazost
Rose Garden Waterfall - Argelès-Gazost
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Argelès-Gazost Park
Argelès-Gazost Park
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Tourist Office Argelès-Gazost
Tourist Office Argelès-Gazost
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Fountain Vieuzac - Argelès-Gazost
Fountain Vieuzac - Argelès-Gazost
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Arms of the City
Arms of the City
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Small watermill
Small watermill
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning in Hautes-Pyrénées
Sports sensations45 € to 480 € Lourdes (10.6 km)
Vertige de l'Ardour: Via Ferrata Course in the Heart of the Pyrenees – Near the Pic de Midi
Sports sensations39 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (17.3 km)
Canyon descent in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations40 € to 460 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (21 km)
Carp fishing and sturgeon
Nature and the great outdoors270 € Lons (43 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Nerbiou Peak
HikeEasy2h00Beaucens (4.5 km)
Lake Isaby
HikeEasy1h00Artalens-Souin (5.5 km)
Mourquey Cape
HikeIntermediate1h00Artalens-Souin (6 km)
The Mills and Church of Arcizans-Dessus
Village visitEasy1h00Gaillagos (7.1 km)
Bernadette's life path
HikeEasy3h35Lourdes (11 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals