Bourréac is a common urban area of Lourdes located 4 km from Lourdes. The village is at the center of a line of hills, 500-600 m above sea level, facing the Pyrenees, with, in particular, the Pic du Jer foreground Cabaliros on the Hautacam, the Montagues and Pic du Midi de Bigorre in the background. It dominates the plain of Lézignan balcony (village below) that opens into the town of Lourdes in the west.
The territory offers brands moraine deposits (sediments, stones and rocks) from the former glacier, 30,000 years ago, borrowed the valley of the Gave de Pau and covered the town site of Lourdes. The village has the distinction of having several sources on the northern slope of the municipal territory, in particular the source that fed Bidoli formerly the village and that of the network that feeds Coulat' DWS municipal association of Ribs Bourréac and Miramont.
For visitors, the main interest lies in the village that offers walks with panoramic views of the Pyrenees, the very gates of Lourdes. Towards the east, a ridge road (road) from the center of his village to village, Récahorts, and beyond, to Pouts, hamlet, village Escoubas Pouts, before descending to the village in the valley. To the west, before reaching the village, a town road tar allows cyclists to win the neighboring village of Julos from which we can return to Lourdes via the district Monge (entry from Lourdes Tarbes) .
Bourréac is a village in bloom (first prize of mountain villages in bloom in its category). Its cozy little place is a stopover snacks for hikers and cyclists, and a field for bowlers, the summer evenings.
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
Day cake pin held the Saturday after July 14 on the square of the town, on Friday associated with the organization of a mountain bike routes.
Local fair the first Sunday of November, organized jointly with the neighboring municipality of Lezignan and the territory thereof.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
All that the city of Lourdes offers, 4 km, offered to residents of Bourréac. Among the many possible excursions include in addition to what he can do on the site a few miles, the circuits of the Pic du Jer nearby routes to the Montagues from Germs on Oussouet going to Bagneres-de-Bigorre, the slopes of the villages since Pibeste Bergons before Argeles-Gazost circuits Castelloubon Valley, near Lourdes in going to Argeles-Gazost, and beyond, all the major sites Lavedan to Cauterets, Gavarnie, etc..
View of the village of Lourdes in Bourréac with the bottom