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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Pyrénées

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

It is a small typical Pyrenean village, built on a sunny terrace overlooking Saint-Lary and the Aure valley, midway between the bottom of the valley and the Col d'Azet.

Geographical information

Latitude42.8202830 (N 42° 49’ 13”)
Longitude0.3339760 (E 0° 20’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 827m to 2067m
Surface area2.64 km²
Population149 inhabitants
Density56 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTarbes (44 mi, 1h12)
Insee code65384
IntercommunalityCC Aure-Louron
TerritoryGascony, Midi-Pyrénées, Pyrenees

Nearest cities & towns

Estensan1.1 mi (4 min)
Bourisp1.1 mi (4 min)
Saint-Lary-Soulan1.6 mi (6 min)
Vielle-Aure1.6 mi (7 min)
Ens1.9 mi (7 min)
Azet2.2 mi (7 min)
Cadeilhan-Trachère2.4 mi (9 min)
Camparan2.5 mi (8 min)
Vignec2.6 mi (8 min)
Guchan2.8 mi (8 min)
Tramezaïgues3.5 mi (9 min)
Bazus-Aure3.8 mi (10 min)
Guchen3.9 mi (9 min)
Grailhen4 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

The town has a mill of the fifteenth century that has been restored. Guided tours with demonstrations of milling is proposed.

recreational activity combining hiking and archery. Supervised by a mountain professional, state certified and approved Youth & Sport, you will discover a new very fun outdoor activity and accessible to all (from 8/10 years). Small group of eight people, you test your skills in a moment of relaxation and concentration, adventure and escape to a beautiful natural and secure site to discover fauna and flora Pyrenean forest 1300 m above sea level with stunning views of the Aure valley.

Events and festivities

In June: Feast of transhumance, with blessing of the flocks, meals and traditional songs.

In August, the weekend closest to the St. Lawrence, patron of the town, the festival is organized with local singers and Pyrenean convivial meal followed by dancing.


Lovely view of Arbizon to 2831 m
Lovely view of Arbizon to 2831 m
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Short hike to the feet of blueberry
Short hike to the feet of blueberry
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Target Archery 3D (small game)
Target Archery 3D (small game)
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Saturday 20 may
Min. 6°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 21 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 17°C
Monday 22 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 21°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The museum offers Ancizan a discovery of life in the valleys surrounding the 18th and 19th centuries with all the usual objects of the time.

In Vielle-Aure, the mining museum retraces the epoch of the exploitation of manganese in the region.

In Saint-Lary, home of the bear home to a presentation dedicated to the life of this plantigrade, two live bears, Bingo and Apollo, await you.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Pyrenean canyoning at the heart of Mont Perdu and Sierra de Guara
Sports sensations65 € to 120 € Saint-Lary-Soulan (1010 yd)
Hike on foot or snowshoes and sightseeing excursion
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 42 € Saint-Lary-Soulan (1340 yd)
Yoga & hiking
Nature and the great outdoors15 € Guchen (3.2 mi)
Guided hike in the Pyrenees
Sports sensations18 € Loudenvielle (4.2 mi)
White water rafting on the Garonne
Sports sensations33 € Antignac (13.6 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sailhan - Azet - Ens
Gavarnie Cirque
HikeEasy2h00Gavarnie-Gèdre (16.1 mi)
Clique Peak
HikeEasy1h00Germs-sur-l'Oussouet (21 mi)
Mourquey Cape
HikeIntermediate1h00Artalens-Souin (22 mi)
Lake Isaby
HikeEasy1h00Artalens-Souin (22 mi)


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