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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

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

Located at 1000 m altitude, in the Hautes-Pyrenees, Gèdre is a mountain village typical of rural activity which still holds an important place both in everyday life in the local economy.

Holiday in Gèdre, you will enjoy the relaxing and luxurious as you will the mountain around Gèdre: Estaubé of circuses and Troumouse Valley Bué and lakes or the board Saugué and its magnificent viewpoint over the circus of Gavarnie. Venture into the valley of Héas where you will be fascinated by the legends and stories around the chapel and its blank. Lovers of civil architecture do not miss the dam of the hydroelectric plant or Gloriettes of Pragnères known to be one of the largest in Europe.

Gèdre is also deemed to be part of the site with Gavarnie "Pyrénées-Mont Perdu, circuses and canyon country of" World Heritage Site by UNESCO. And landscapes of great beauty unfold before your steps during your excursions to Gèdre, including canyons Spanish Añisclo, Pineta and mythical Ordesa border to the city.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
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

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 to do in Gèdre: snowshoeing or hiking in mountainous accessible to the public. For thrill seekers, find rides sports that will take you to the summits of mountains or high-flying activities such as ice climbing, skiing, paragliding .... Another must-do during your holiday in Gèdre, Via Ferrata, which is only 3 km away. In winter leave the slopes of the ski-Gavarnie Gèdre!

Places of interest

Information points


Héas valley view trail Truyères (© JE)
Héas valley view trail Truyères (© JE)
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Mills Gèdre-Dessus
Mills Gèdre-Dessus
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Mills Gèdre-Top
Mills Gèdre-Top
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Mills Gèdre-Top
Mills Gèdre-Top
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Valley Héas view circus Troumouse (© JE)
Valley Héas view circus Troumouse (© JE)
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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 (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 sensations32 € Antignac (48 km)


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)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals