Bagnères-de-Luchon

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TownBagnères-de-LuchonSaint-Mamet at 1 km
Insee code31042Montauban-de-Luchon at 1.3 km
Postcode31110Cazaril-Laspènes at 1.6 km
Latitude42.7889630Juzet-de-Luchon at 2.6 km
Longitude0.5929430Superbagnères at 2.6 km
AltitudeFrom 611 to 2737 metersTrébons-de-Luchon at 2.8 km
Surface52.80 km²Moustajon at 2.9 km
Population2765 inhabitantsSode at 3.6 km
Density52 inhabitants/km²Saccourvielle at 3.9 km
National labelsAntignac at 4.3 km
Chief townToulouse (at 144 km, 98 min)Saint-Aventin at 4.4 km
DepartmentHaute-GaronneBenque-Dessous-et-Dessus at 4.4 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

  • Presentation and location:
  • Only 1h30 from Toulouse, the gates of Spain, the country of Luchon, with valleys and peaks at 3404 m, opens wide the gates of the Pyrenees. Discover the unique landscapes through the seasons, and taste all the pleasures of the mountain, water and air.
  • Both town and village, Luchon, located at 630 m altitude, is also linked to the prestigious history of hot springs that invite you today, with family or friends to take care of your form and your well-being. For a relaxing or adventure Luchon your station to discover in every season!
  • History and traditions:
  • Do you know why Luchon was first called Bagnères-de-Luchon? Want to know all the cultural heritage left by the Romans thousands of years? Knowing the history of Luchon is first to walk and let soak in the typical architecture of this city Napoleon the third village.
  • It's also visit museums, Romanesque churches, charming, admire the statues of famous people such as Edmond Rostand, Baron Etigny that marked the history of Luchon. Diving into the past to open the doors of this mountain is also active.
  • Activities: Visits, lectures, conferences, discovery, gastronomy.
  • Gastronomic specialties:
  • The delicacies in the region, are part of an ancestral tradition long simmered for generations of foodies.
  • The two dishes that you can enjoy are the peteram (dish made of sheep gut) and pistachio (a dish made of beans and mutton).
  • Gastronomy luchonnaise is also a range of grilled meats with the Lamb of mountains that exudes the joy of life and, of scholarly preparations based game, stews of deer, deer, deer, chamois, boar ... Served with porcini, chanterelles and morels, trout and brook trout, cheeses from cows and goats as well as delicious pies with blueberries, strawberries and raspberries forest pescajous, Milhas and mountain honey, not to mention the mineral water of Luchon, Lapadé source. A world of delicacy that you will find menus of restaurants in the city and valley.

SIGHTSEEING

  • Mountain:
  • The Pyrenees Luchonnaises are a subtle mix of ridges aerial circus jagged granite walls surrounding the blue-green lakes. Supervised by professionals, let us guide you and discover the fauna and flora of the country. Looking for adventure? Defy the mountain and climb its walls the most breathtaking ... Want to freedom? Go for a horseback ride wild but friendly! Amateurs and beginners alike, Luchon offers unforgettable experiences. So to you! It goes up there and it's active mountain.
  • Activities: Hiking, paragliding, mountain biking, canyoning, climbing.
  • Water:
  • It is no coincidence that the Roman goddess of water Ilixon gave the country its name from Luchon. Benefactors water flowing in abundance at the Spa, with beautiful streams, lakes, springs and waterfalls to discover, Luchon is firmly under the sign of water. Leisure and relaxation with family and friends at a lake, angling, fly fishing or whitewater enthusiasts rafting or kayaking ... It's over water and is active mountain .
  • Activities: Rafting, Hydrospeed, Swimming, Canoeing, Fishing.
  • Air:
  • Breathe, you are in Luchon ... So fly eyes wide open paragliding, play golf soft eyes on the Vénasque, challenge your friend for a game of tennis full lungs, by the Clean Air invite you all terrain sports, summer and winter. It is outdoors and is active mountain.
  • Activities: Golf, Tennis, flying club, Horse riding.
  • Motorcycles:
  • ATV / Arapaho / Dirt Monster: 25 channels (260 km) are marked for mountain biking. These circuits are suitable for all levels of practice, introductory distance courses in sports that require a solid foundation. A guide listing them is available at the Tourist Office. From Superbagnères (1800 m, 1200 m elevation) and using the cable car that connects to Luchon Superbagnères you have access to 70 km of marked trails. Bike Park with: a route accessible to all fun family that allows everyone to discover and understand the thrill of mountain biking, and K.Bour "single track" high-level, reserved for experienced practitioners, alternating turns and sinuous , structure and strong cant slope (adrenaline guaranteed thanks to its 1200 vertical meters to take with technical and moderate speed!). The Tourist Office will communicate the time of operation of the Cable Car and Bike Park.
  • Road Bike: The profile of the surrounding roads allows the practice of cycling activities for all levels (cycling, cyclosport, competition preparation). The tourist office will give you a sheet offering easy routes for the family, rides sports and more roads mythical passes around Luchon (Peyresourde, Wicket, Menté, Superbagnères ...).
Detailed information
TransportAerodrome of Bagnères-de-Luchon,   Train station of Luchon
Information pointsTourist Office of Bagnères-de-Luchon
Leisure centresMuseum of the Pays de Luchon,   Racecourse of Luchon
MonumentsCastle Lafont,   Chapel Saint-Étienne,   Church Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption,   Thermal Baths Chambert,   Villa Pyrène,   Villa Santa Maria,   Villa Édouard
Natural sitesCape of the Entenes,   Pass of Barèges

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Luchon around ... in and off!

Come party at Luchon International Film Festival each February, the Flower Festival in August, to celebrate joyfully the late summer and vacation ... These are all joys, of laughter, colors, pleasures of being together. All summer, Luchon invites you to discover the mountain around many themed weekends and is also active mountain.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Eyeful! Look all around you, everything here is beauty, majesty. Because coming into the country of Luchon is to first take majestic sites, magnificent views of the Comminges, on the highest peaks of the Pyrenees. It's look deeply into the most beautiful valleys as Larboust Valley, the valley of Oueil or the Lys Valley. So take your car or go off for a stroll improvised and let yourself be guided by your emotions ... it is to consume without moderation and is active mountain.

Activities: Hiking, tours by car, Walks and Discoveries.

Racetrack in the Aran Valley, Spanish Valley parallel to the valley of Luchon. Luchon, take to Spain by the neck of the gate. Very nice winding mountain road crossing the border 7 miles away. The Spanish side leads downhill in Val d'Aran. Can continue until Vielha (first major Spanish city) or take in the direction of France by Lez and St. Beatus.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Archery in the forest or mountainSports sensations18 €Saint-Mamet (2.4 km)
White water rafting on the GaronneSports sensations30 €Antignac (4.8 km)
Solidarity hike in the south PyreneesNature and the outdoors35 €Bagnères-de-Luchon
Canyoning, rafting, climbing and hikingSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 50 €Malvezie (24 km)
Visit a shoe designerCraftFreeSaint-Bertrand-de-Comminges (27 km)

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WEATHER

Tuesday 21 October
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Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C
Wednesday 22 October
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Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
Thursday 23 October
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Min. 5°C - Max. 17°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel d'Étigny  
9.4
Bagnères-de-Luchon
ELEGANCE - The Hôtel d'Étigny is housed in a former mansion of the 19th century, facing the park and Quinconces thermal bath. In a cozy, aromatic and tasty cuisine, inspired by local...
Located in Bagnères-de-Luchon39 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Chalet with 5 bedroomsChalet le Chapeau Bleu    
9.3
Saint-Béat
Beautiful bed and breakfast in the heart of the Pyrenees and the countryside. Ideally situated for outdoor activities such as biking, walking, hiking, motorcycling, fishing, skiing....
Located 14.8 km from Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 58 € to 64 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLes Terrasses de Saubissan    
9.3
Guchan
The place is in an old farm. In view-point of the valley of Aure, close to Saint-Lary, in edge of the National park of the Pyrenees and the Reserve of Néouvielle, where Vincent and...
Located 21 km from Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 68 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLes Hélianthèmes    
9.8
Guchen
Charmance guest rooms 3 ears in house bigourdane. Home as cozy, panoramic view of the mountains in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Pyrenees 30 km from Spain and most beautiful...
Located 22 km from Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 5 personsCure, Ski, Vacances luchon 3/5 p wifi  
9
Bagnères-de-Luchon
100 m on chairlifts amount Superbagnères. 150 m from the thermal baths, very cute duplex apartment, 3rd floor with lift, 180 ° view of the mountains. Very well equipped, comfortable....
Located in Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 200 € to 380 € per week 
House for 5 personsVilla Marie, Impasse Beraldi, Luchon.  
8.9
Bagnères-de-Luchon
Well exposed to the sun house is in a cul-de-sac of a residential area two blocks away is a supermarket and 10 minutes walk away is the town center, the church, the Market. Then, the...
Located in Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 350 € to 550 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsMaison du pont  
8
Saint-Mamet
Apartments for 2-5 persons in family home, near the spa, mountain views, landscaped garden, bbq, parking.
Located 850 m from Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 150 € to 300 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
195 places over 5 haDomaine Arôme Vanille    
8.4
Montauban-de-Luchon
Nestled in a valley where Luchonnaise culminate the highest summits 3404 m, the vanilla flavor, bathed in sunshine is at the gates of the Pyrenees, true color depending on the seas...
Located 1.4 km from Bagnères-de-LuchonFrom 12.50 € to 15.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Les Jardins Ramel - Hotel in Bagnères-de-LuchonLes Jardins Ramel     
8.2
Bagnères-de-Luchon
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Ramel Park, 300 metres from Luchon, Jardins Ramel allows direct access to the Superbagnères ski resort and to the nearby ski lifts. The apartments...
Located in Bagnères-de-LuchonRoom from 33 €
Hotel d'Etigny - Hotel in Bagnères-de-LuchonHotel d'Etigny     
8.2
Bagnères-de-Luchon
This 19th-century neo-classical mansion is located in Bagneres de Luchon, in front of Luchon Thermal spa. It offers a large private garden with a furnished terrace and grand lounges....
Located in Bagnères-de-LuchonRoom from 66 €
Hotel Le Floreal - Hotel in Bagnères-de-LuchonHotel Le Floreal     
8
Bagnères-de-Luchon
Le Floreal is a friendly, pleasant hotel offering a quiet, central location close to shops and restaurants in the heart of the Pyrenees. It is 100 metres from the ski lift, which goes...
Located in Bagnères-de-LuchonRoom from 64 €

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Park Wilson Airport
This Park Wilson offers modern apartments and studios with kitchenette, reversible air conditioning and flat-screen TV, in the heart of Colomiers business...
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