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Gèdre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Gèdre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées
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Gèdre is located 1000 meters above sea level in the Hautes-Pyrenees. It is a typical mountain village where rural activity still holds an important place both in everyday life and in the local economy.

On holiday in Gèdre will appreciate the relaxing and luxurious as you will the mountain range around Gèdre: Estaubé and circuses Troumouse, the Bué valley and its lakes or the Saugué tray and its beautiful gazebo on the Gavarnie. Venture into the Héas Valley where you will be fascinated by the legends and stories around the chapel and its blank. Civil architecture lovers do not miss the dam Gloriettes or hydroelectric plant Pragnères known for being one of the largest in Europe.

Gèdre is also deemed to be part of the site with Gavarnie "Pyrénées-Mont Perdu, cirques and canyons countries", World Heritage by UNESCO. Moreover, the inhabitants of Gèdre will share their love of the village and its history by unveiling the most beautiful places to visit you. And landscapes of great beauty unfold before your steps during your excursions Gèdre including Spanish Anisclo canyon, Pineta and mythical Ordesa border to the city.

Geographical information

MunicipalityGèdre
Postcode65120
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Latitude42.7864030 (N 42° 47’ 11”)
Longitude0.0191360 (E 0° 1’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 905m to 3194m
Surface area144.57 km²
Population254 inhabitants
Density1 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (63 km, 1h07)
Insee code65192
IntercommunalityCC Gavarnie-Gèdre
DepartmentHautes-Pyrénées
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

Gavarnie8.8 km (13 min)
Luz-Saint-Sauveur11.6 km (17 min)
Esquièze-Sère12 km (19 min)
Sassis12.2 km (18 min)
Esterre12.5 km (20 min)
Sazos13.2 km (21 min)
Vizos14.2 km (24 min)
Saligos14.2 km (21 min)
Viella14.3 km (22 min)
Grust15.1 km (25 min)
Viey15.3 km (23 min)
Betpouey15.9 km (24 min)
Chèze16 km (24 min)
Viscos17.8 km (31 min)

Things to see and do

Activities Gèdre do: hiking or snowshoeing in mountain hiking accessible to the public. For thrill seekers, find rides sports that will lead you to the mountain tops or high acrobatics activities such as ice climbing, skiing, paragliding.... Another must do during your holidays in Gèdre the via ferrata which is just 3 km away. In winter leave the slopes of the ski resort Gavarnie-Gèdre!

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Photos

Cirque Troumouse
Cirque Troumouse
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Moulins Gèdre -Dessus
Moulins Gèdre -Dessus
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Troumouse Circus
Troumouse Circus
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Circus Troumouse
Circus Troumouse
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Valley view Truyères Héas Trail (© JE)
Valley view Truyères Héas Trail (© JE)
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Moulins Gèdre -Dessus
Moulins Gèdre -Dessus
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Moulins Gèdre -Dessus
Moulins Gèdre -Dessus
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Valley view Héas circus Troumouse (© JE)
Valley view Héas circus Troumouse (© JE)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hiking and snowshoeing
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Argelès-Gazost (27 km)
Canyon descent in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations40 € to 460 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (33 km)
Vertige de l'Ardour: Via Ferrata Course in the Heart of the Pyrenees – Near the Pic de Midi
Sports sensations39 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (33 km)
Canyoning in Hautes-Pyrénées
Sports sensations45 € to 480 € Lourdes (34 km)
White water rafting on the Garonne
Sports sensations33 € Antignac (48 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Gavarnie Cirque
HikeEasy2h00Gavarnie (6.3 km)
Mourquey Cape
HikeIntermediate1h00Artalens-Souin (21 km)
Lake Isaby
HikeEasy1h00Artalens-Souin (22 km)
Nerbiou Peak
HikeEasy2h00Beaucens (22 km)
Suyen lake, Val d'Azun - Pyrénées
HikeEasy2h40Arrens-Marsous (26 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels