Gavarnie Ordesa, in charming hotels

France – The Pyrenees From 895 € £ 762
Guided  |  Walking holidays
7 days - 6 nights - 6 days walking Code : FP1GAOC Level of difficulty :
Charm and comfortLuggage transport assured

At a glance 

Classified as a World Heritage site, the massif Ordesa-Mont Perdu forms, with the Cirque de Gavarnie, an incomparable and magical place; from starting points in comfortable hotels we will lead you to discover it ...

At the confluence of the Circque de Gavarnie and Troumouse, the small village of Gedre will be your base camp for exploring the north side of this gigantic mass. Sylvie will welcome you warmly into their beautiful hotel 3 ***, which combines tradition and modernity, you will feast on lamb dishes of the region, brown trout from local streams, and black Gascon pork ...From here we will go to the foot of the Grande Cascade, and to the famous Breche de Roland, before switching to the south side: a striking contrast with fascinating geology, discover the vastness of the Ordesa canyon. This sunny area has another equally comfortable hotel which awaits you.

 

The Plus Points

  • the charm and comfort of the hotels
  • the discovery of a World Heritage site
  • The Brèche de Roland
  • Faja Racun and Faja Pelay

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer and walk in the heart of the majestic Cirque de Troumouse. Installation for 3 nights at our hotel in Gavarnie.
Day 2: The heart of the Cirque de Gavarnie; a few secret paths lead us to the foot of the Grande Cascade, one of the highest in Europe.
Day 3: Climb the famous Breche de Roland (2807 m). If conditions permit, optional ascent to the summit of Tailllon (3144m).
Day 4: Passage into Spain by the historic Port of Bernatoire, with its' crater lake, midway between the Cirque de Gavarnie and the Vignemale. Installation for 3 nights in a small Aragonese village.
Day 5: Discovery of the large canyon of Arrazas which lies at the foot of immense walls, using the 'faja de Racun' to the Cirque de Cotatuero.

Day 6: The hunters route gives us access to the Faja Pelay, another beautiful ledge route, high up in the canyon. Return by the Grados de Soaso.

Day 7: Back to France.

MANAGEMENT

on some departures the circuit will be reversed.

LEVEL

4-5 hours walking per day on trails, with elevations of 300-600 m.

TRANSPORTATION OF LUGGAGE

You will only carry your things for the day.

ACCOMMODATION

3 nights in hotel *** on the French side, at Gavarnie, and 3 nights in hotel *** on the Spanish side, at Torla.

SUPERVISION

By a mountain guide who is a specialist in the region.

DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

5

GROUP limited to approximately

15

MEETING POINT

The first day at 11am in front of the train station in Lourdes ready to do the first walk after the transfer. Dispersion on the last day in Lourdes at noon. Trips starting 23/7 and 6/8, meeting at 4 pm,  dispersion at 4pm.   

DATE Prices
Sun 23 Jul - Sat 29 Jul 2017 € 945 / £ 805
Sun 30 Jul - Sat 5 Aug 2017 € 945 / £ 805
Sun 6 Aug - Sat 12 Aug 2017 € 945 / £ 805
Sun 17 Sep - Sat 23 Sep 2017 € 895 / £ 762

Single room supplement: € 225 / £ 192

Not included:

drinks, registration fees and insurance

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