Based in the traditional village of Barèges (1250m), discover the numerous trails through the Pyrenees National Park, including to the famous "Cirque de Gavarnie", Pont d'Espagne and the Vignemale, above Cauterets. In the company of a qualified mountain guide, you will discover the history, language and culture of the region as well as the geology and bird life. The walks range from introductory (on our "gentle" weeks) to more demanding ("intermediate" weeks) on alternate weeks throughout the walking season.
DAY 1 Arrive Barèges DAY 2 Croix de St Justin and the Transarrious Plateau (4hrs) DAY 3 Cirque de Gavarnie (5hrs) DAY 4 Visit to Argelès market, walk to Lac d'Isaby (3hrs) DAY 5 Free day DAY 6 Granges de Coumely and the Cirque d'Estaubé (5hrs) DAY 7 Pont d'Espagne to Lac de Gaube and the Chemin de Cascades (5hrs) DAY 8 Trip concludes
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Itinerary is for the "gentle" week - see trip notes for intermediate itinerary - walking from 5-8 hours with free day on Wednesday. Itinerary provided should be seen as a guide only.
*7 breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches, 6 dinners *7 nights mountain chalet or 3 star hotel (your choice and depending on availability) *internal transfer *experienced English speaking mountain guide *scheduled airport transfer on day 1 and day 8