A little further away is the cathedrals of Saint-Bertrand de Comminges and Saint-Lizier. The Gallo-Roman villa of Montmaurin and Faïenceries in Martres-Tolosane, XIIth century Bastide of Montesquieu-Volvestre. Wild botanical garden at Sengouagnet and the thermals baths of Salies-du-Salat and Luchon are well worth visiting. Not to mention the several ski resorts of Le Mourtis and Superbagneres.
We are at the crossroads of Haute Garonne, Gers, Hautes Pyrenees and Ariege. The country pubs and restaurants offer a range of gastronomic delights, rich in flavour that will thrill the palate of the most discerning gourmets.
Without forgetting the local markets with their wide variety of products and their local charms of the past (Saint-Gaudens, Samatan for its ducks, Saint-Girons etc...
and the Tour de France each year in July for more than 100 years
This area is also renowned for it’s wildlife. There is an abundance of buzzards and falcons. Deers and wild boars can also be seen in the wooded areas. In certain parts of the Pyrenees, you may also spot bears which have recently been reintroduced to the area.
You can visit the astronomical station of the Pic du Midi, or a little further on the circle of Gavarnie.
In the Pyrenees, there is something for everyone : cross country skiing , snowshoeing, skiing .. not to mention the rest of the time the great hikes in the Natural Park ...
The tour de France in the Pyrenees