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Gavarnie-Gèdre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Gavarnie-Gèdre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées
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Gavarnie:

tourist town of Hautes-Pyrénées, the Mecca of Pyreneism with its famous Cirque de Gavarnie, classified as a World Heritage Site.

Gèdre ##:

Gèdre is located at 1000 m altitude 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, you will enjoy the relaxing and luxurious as you will the mountain range around Gèdre: circuses Estaubé and Troumouse the Valley Bué and lakes or the Saugué plateau and its magnificent viewpoint 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 Gloriettes dam or hydroelectric plant Pragnères known to be one of the largest in Europe.

Gèdre is also renowned for being 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 revealing its history and the most beautiful places to visit you. And landscapes of great beauty unfold before your steps during your excursions to Gèdre including the Spanish canyons of Anisclo, Pineta and mythical Ordesa border to the city.

Geographical information

MunicipalityGavarnie-Gèdre
Postcode65120
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Latitude42.7864030 (N 42° 47’ 11”)
Longitude0.0191360 (E 0° 1’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 905m to 3300m
Surface area227.11 km²
Population388 inhabitants
Density2 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (63 km, 1h07)
Insee code65192
IntercommunalityCC Gavarnie-Gèdre
DepartmentHautes-Pyrénées
RegionMidi-Pyrénées

Nearest cities & towns

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)
Saligos14.2 km (21 min)
Vizos14.2 km (24 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)
Sers18.1 km (29 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

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

Photos

Cirque Troumouse
Cirque Troumouse
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Mills Gèdre -Dessus
Mills Gèdre -Dessus
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Valley Héas view of Truyères trail (© JE)
Valley Héas view of Truyères trail (© JE)
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Troumouse circus
Troumouse circus
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Troumouse Circus
Troumouse Circus
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Mills Gèdre -Dessus
Mills Gèdre -Dessus
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Gèdre -Dessus Mills
Gèdre -Dessus Mills
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Gavarnie - Circus Railway (© JE)
Gavarnie - Circus Railway (© JE)
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Gavarnie in March (© JE)
Gavarnie in March (© JE)
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Gavarnie - Entrance to the valley Ossoue (© JE)
Gavarnie - Entrance to the valley Ossoue (© JE)
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valley view Héas circus Troumouse (© JE)
valley view Héas circus Troumouse (© JE)
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Gavarnie (© JE)
Gavarnie (© JE)
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Gavarnie (© JE)
Gavarnie (© JE)
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Gavarnie (© JE)
Gavarnie (© JE)
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Gavarnie (© JE)
Gavarnie (© JE)
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Gavarnie - still glaciated cirque in March (© JE)
Gavarnie - still glaciated cirque in March (© JE)
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Valley Gavarnie view of the waterfalls trail (© JE)
Valley Gavarnie view of the waterfalls trail (© JE)
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Gavarnie - Lake Espécières the neck Boucharo (© JE)
Gavarnie - Lake Espécières the neck Boucharo (© JE)
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Gavarnie - Lake Espécières the neck Boucharo (© JE)
Gavarnie - Lake Espécières the neck Boucharo (© JE)
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Gavarnie - Dam Ossoue (© JE)
Gavarnie - Dam Ossoue (© JE)
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Gavarnie - Valley and Lake Ossoue seen at -Dessus the waterfall (© JE)
Gavarnie - Valley and Lake Ossoue seen at -Dessus the waterfall (© JE)
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Weather

Monday 5 december
Min. 12°C - Max. 12°C
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Tuesday 6 december
Min. 13°C - Max. 13°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 13°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

In Gavarnie:

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bespoke guided mountain hike
Sports sensations15 € to 45 € Cauterets (15.7 km)
Downhill canyoning in Hautes-Pyrénées
Sports sensations40 € to 280 € Beaucens (22 km)
Guided hike in the Pyrenees
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 30 € Saint-Lary-Soulan (25 km)
Canyoning in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations45 € Bagnères-de-Bigorre (26 km)
Guided hike and snowshoeing
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Argelès-Gazost (27 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Gavarnie Cirque
HikeEasy2h00Gavarnie-Gèdre
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)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

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Hotels