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Gavarnie

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Gavarnie - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées
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Geographical information

MunicipalityGavarnie
Postcode65120
Tourism label
Latitude42.7322190 (N 42° 43’ 56”)
Longitude-0.0094100 (W 0° 0’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 1200m to 3300m
Surface area82.54 km²
Population140 inhabitants
Density1 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (70 km, 1h15)
Insee code65188
IntercommunalityCC Gavarnie-Gèdre
DepartmentHautes-Pyrénées
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Gèdre8.8 km (13 min)
Luz-Saint-Sauveur20 km (29 min)
Esquièze-Sère20 km (30 min)
Sassis21 km (29 min)
Esterre21 km (31 min)
Sazos22 km (32 min)
Vizos23 km (35 min)
Saligos23 km (33 min)
Viella23 km (34 min)
Grust24 km (37 min)
Viey24 km (36 min)
Betpouey24 km (36 min)
Chèze24 km (36 min)
Viscos26 km (43 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Gavarnie Festival in July, on the plateau of Courade facing cirque Gavarnie. Actors, musicians, dancers, fencers, riders and acrobats make you live a powerful and epic spectacle in a majestic natural setting! Enquiries +33 5 62 92 49 10.

Photos

Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
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Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
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Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
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Path circus (© JE)
Path circus (© JE)
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Circus Gavarnie in March (© JE)
Circus Gavarnie in March (© JE)
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Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
Circus Gavarnie (© JE)
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Cirque yet glacierized in March (© JE)
Cirque yet glacierized in March (© JE)
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Vallée de Gavarnie view of sentier des cascades (© JE)
Vallée de Gavarnie view of sentier des cascades (© JE)
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Lac des Espécières at the Col de Boucharo (© JE)
Lac des Espécières at the Col de Boucharo (© JE)
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Lac des Espécières at the Col de Boucharo (© JE)
Lac des Espécières at the Col de Boucharo (© JE)
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Barrage d ' Ossoue (© JE)
Barrage d ' Ossoue (© JE)
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Input Valley Ossoue (© JE)
Input Valley Ossoue (© JE)
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Valley and Lake Ossoue seen from above the waterfall (© JE)
Valley and Lake Ossoue seen from above the waterfall (© JE)
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Weather

Monday 2 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 10°C
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Tuesday 3 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 12°C
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 5°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyon descent in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations40 € to 460 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (39 km)
Canyoning in the High Pyrenees
Sports sensations45 € to 480 € Lourdes (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Gavarnie Cirque
HikeEasy2h00Gavarnie
Mourquey Cape
HikeIntermediate1h00Artalens-Souin (26 km)
Lake Isaby
HikeEasy1h00Artalens-Souin (27 km)
Nerbiou Peak
HikeEasy2h00Beaucens (28 km)
Sailhan - Azet - Ens
HikeEasy4h00Sailhan (30 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels