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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

The village of Aucun, unmissable Val d'Azun, on the route of the Tour de France and mythical passes, such as those of Soulor and Aubisque.

Small village in the Hautes-Pyrenees located at 863 m altitude, you will find, near the Parc National des Pyrenees, authenticity and mountain culture preserved.

Close to Lourdes (20 km), Great Sites Hautes-Pyrenees (Gavarnie, Pic du Midi de Bigorre, Pont d'Espagne - Cauterets) and the Spanish border.

Geographical information

Latitude42.9737780 (N 42° 58’ 26”)
Longitude-0.1925200 (W 0° 11’ 33”)
AltitudeFrom 800m to 1804m
Surface area12.94 km²
Population262 inhabitants
Density20 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (44 km, 48 min)
Insee code65045
IntercommunalityCC du Val d'Azun

Nearest cities & towns

Arrens-Marsous1.8 km (9 min)
Arcizans-Dessus3.2 km (7 min)
Gaillagos3.3 km (7 min)
Bun3.5 km (7 min)
Arras-en-Lavedan5.9 km (8 min)
Sireix8.5 km (16 min)
Estaing8.6 km (15 min)
Argelès-Gazost9.2 km (13 min)
Arcizans-Avant9.7 km (18 min)
Gez10 km (14 min)
Lau-Balagnas10 km (14 min)
Ayzac-Ost11 km (16 min)
Sère-en-Lavedan11.4 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The village has a Aucun built and natural heritage of outstanding quality.

Located in the peripheral zone of the Pyrenees National Park, the surrounding landscape shaped by human hands have kept their authenticity.

In the village, the traditional chalet style buildings bigourdan coexists harmoniously with the two monuments that are the church of the 11th and 15th century and the turn of the 15th century.

The museum Mountaineer, established in 1963 by Andre Fourcade is installed in a set of 16th century buildings including the former rectory (1580-1857). This museum traces its collections through the daily lives of mountain people, shepherds and artisans Lavedan.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning in Hautes-Pyrénées
Sports sensations45 € to 480 € Lourdes (17.7 km)
Vertige de l'Ardour: Via Ferrata Course in the Heart of the Pyrenees – Near the Pic de Midi
Sports sensations39 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (26 km)
Canyon descent in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations40 € to 460 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (30 km)
Carp fishing and sturgeon
Nature and the great outdoors270 € Lons (42 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Mills and Church of Arcizans-Dessus
Village visitEasy1h00Gaillagos (1.3 km)
Soulor Pass - Val d'Azun, Pyrénées
HikeEasy1h15Arrens-Marsous (5.7 km)
Tech lake, Val d'Azun - Pyrénées
HikeEasy1h55Arrens-Marsous (8.5 km)
Nerbiou Peak
HikeEasy2h00Beaucens (10.6 km)
Mourquey Cape
HikeIntermediate1h00Artalens-Souin (11.6 km)


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