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Walking Holiday in the Pyrenees

All the way down on the Spanish border, France keeps a hidden gem secret; the pristine landscapes and wild mountains of the Pyrenees, a holiday destination that all walking enthusiasts should have on their radar.

Stretching 430km along the border between France and Spain, the Pyrenees rise dramatically, adorned with a snowy dusting, providing a captivating insight into the essence of France. Immerse yourself in some fascinating history and follow in the footsteps of the WWII refugees by walking to freedom from France to Spain; stay centre-based and enjoy gorgeous day walks, take on a challenge by cycling coast to coast, or even try your hand at a high-level snowshoeing adventure.

5 reasons to go on a walking holiday in the Pyrenees

Stretching majestically for 430km along the border between France and Spain, the snow-capped Pyrenees reveal a glimpse of France's untamed and rugged beauty. Here are 5 reasons take on a walking holiday in the Pyrenees.


Breathtaking Scenery

The Pyrenees are renowned for their rugged beauty. As you hike through this mountain range, you'll encounter awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped peaks, deep valleys, pristine lakes, and lush meadows.


Historical Sights

The Pyrenees boast a wealth of historical sites, from ancient churches and monasteries to Romanesque architecture. Hiking in this region allows you to discover the area's rich history.


Well-Marked Trails

The Pyrenees are equipped with well-marked hiking trails, making navigation straightforward and allowing you to focus on enjoying the natural beauty around you.


Historical Significance

One of the remarkable aspects of the Pyrenees is its rich history. During World War II, the Pyrenees served as a refuge for thousands of individuals fleeing Nazi-occupied France. On a walking holiday in the Pyrenees, you can follow in the footsteps of these refugees, experiencing a powerful connection to history.


Wildlife and Flora

The Pyrenees are teeming with diverse wildlife and flora. Keep an eye out for ibex, chamois, and eagles as you hike through this natural sanctuary. The region's rich biodiversity adds an element of wildlife exploration to your adventure.

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