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Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Luz-Saint-Sauveur - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées
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At 711 m altitude, Luz-Saint-Sauveur is inside one of the most beautiful valleys of the Hautes-Pyrenees. Close to the Cirque de Gavarnie and the Col du Tourmalet, Luz allows hikers to encounter the best of the mountain.

It is also a haven for skiers in winter with the ski resort of Luz Ardiden. Luz-Saint-Sauveur is a village where life is pleasant throughout the year. He has kept a picturesque character and charm and above all preserve its traditions.

Access: 30 km from Lourdes, Gavarnie direction.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLuz-Saint-Sauveur
Postcode65120
Tourism label
Latitude42.8735420 (N 42° 52’ 25”)
Longitude-0.0028690 (W 0° 0’ 10”)
AltitudeFrom 677m to 3194m
Surface area50.38 km²
Population1003 inhabitants
Density19 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (53 km, 55 min)
Insee code65295
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Toy
DepartmentHautes-Pyrénées
TerritoryGascony, Midi-Pyrénées, Pyrenees
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Esterre1 km (2 min)
Vizos2.5 km (6 min)
Sassis2.6 km (4 min)
Viella2.8 km (5 min)
Saligos2.8 km (4 min)
Viey3.7 km (6 min)
Sazos3.8 km (8 min)
Betpouey4.3 km (7 min)
Chèze4.6 km (7 min)
Grust5.7 km (12 min)
Sers6.6 km (11 min)
Barèges7.4 km (12 min)
Viscos8.4 km (18 min)
Gavarnie-Gèdre11.6 km (17 min)
Villelongue11.8 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

In the village, you can enjoy the exceptional historical heritage of the town by visiting the Saint-André church known as "Les Templiers", but also the Pont Napoléon, the Château Sainte-Marie or the spa district.

The promenade Napoleon III and Eugénie recently renovated allows you to discover all these monuments around a pleasant stroll overlooking the village of Luz-Saint-Sauveur. This walk is free and accessible to all. Mid-urban, half-rural, it extends over a distance of 3 kilometers (duration: 1h30 approximately the way).

In terms of activities, Luz offers you a whole panel including: hiking, skiing, fitness, climbing, bungee jumping, rafting, tennis, swimming pool...

Places of interest

Information points
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Events and festivities

Photos

Swimming pool Luz
Swimming pool Luz
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Village of Luz in winter
Village of Luz in winter
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Swimming pool Luz
Swimming pool Luz
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Church of Saint-André
Church of Saint-André
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Luza Wellness Center
Luza Wellness Center
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Chateau Sainte-Marie
Chateau Sainte-Marie
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Luz Ardiden
Luz Ardiden
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Fitness center
Fitness center
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Rafting
Rafting
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Pyrenees Snowboard Tour
Pyrenees Snowboard Tour
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Valley of Luz
Valley of Luz
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Festival of Altitude Jazz in Luz
Festival of Altitude Jazz in Luz
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Poster of an exhibition at the Imperial Chapel of Saint-Sauveur in Luz
Poster of an exhibition at the Imperial Chapel of Saint-Sauveur in Luz
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Weather

Saturday 21 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 18°C
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Sunday 22 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
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Monday 23 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Luz is located at the crossroads of several major sights in the Hautes-Pyrenees: Pic du Midi de Bigorre, Gavarnie, Lourdes, Bridge of Spain, Caves Betharram.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hike on foot or on snowshoes
Sports sensations30 € Cauterets (9.3 km)
Downhill canyoning in Hautes-Pyrénées
Sports sensations40 € to 280 € Beaucens (12.5 km)
Guided hike and snowshoeing
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Argelès-Gazost (16.9 km)
Canyoning in the Pyrenees mountains
Sports sensations40 € to 280 € Argelès-Gazost (17.3 km)
Guided hike in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations17 € to 25 € Boô-Silhen (17.7 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Gavarnie Cirque
HikeEasy2h00Gavarnie-Gèdre (9.9 km)
Mourquey Cape
HikeIntermediate1h00Artalens-Souin (11 km)
Lake Isaby
HikeEasy1h00Artalens-Souin (11.8 km)
Nerbiou Peak
HikeEasy2h00Beaucens (12.5 km)
The Mills and Church of Arcizans-Dessus
Village visitEasy1h00Gaillagos (19.1 km)

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