Electric bike and Walking Trip – Discovering the Pyrenees

2 days riding, 1 day walking, 4 nights - 680€ per person

This trip will allow you to discover the Pyrenees in a fun and playful way thanks to the electric assistance bike. With friends or family, our guide will take you closer to our wonderful mountains.

A day will be dedicated to walking, another way to discover the many riches of the Pyrenees: natural sites preserved (Cirque de Gavarnie, …), picturesque villages, or other mountain lakes of extreme beauty.

Discovery, nature and authenticity are the key words of this trip.

Riding days

Walking day

Price per person (€)

Program

Day 1: Bike

From Bike & Py the day will start with the ascent of the Bois de Lourdes to then pass between the Pic du Pibeste and the Béout through the Basturguère Valley and the small villages of Omex, Ségus, and Aspin en Lavedan.

You will then enter in the Valley of Castelloubon along the stream of Neez to arrive at the Auberge de Castelloubon where a good traditional meal made from fresh products will be waiting for you.

Once your stomach will be full, you will continue this day through the Col de Lingous then down by Les Angles to finally return to Lourdes by the plain of Lézignan.
On a par with the Col de Lingous, it will be possible to extend the route up to the Col de la Croix Blanche (906m), where a breathtaking view of the Pyrenean foothills and the Pic de Montaigu will reward the most courageous.

Day 2: Walking

The Pyrenees offer a nature and wonderful landscapes between summits of more than 3000m and green valleys. Walking is another way to discover the many riches of the Pyrenees: preserved natural sites (Cirque de Gavarnie, …), picturesque villages, and other mountain lakes of extreme beauty.

Our guide will take you on a walk on trails chosen according to the expectations and the level of the group so that this day is a real pleasure for everyone.

Day 3: Free day

Free day, you can enjoy this day to relax, to go shopping or visiting Lourdes, its castle, its funicular and of course its world famous sanctuary.

Day 4: Bike

From Lourdes, head towards Argelès-Gazost via the Voie Verte des Gaves, then you will climb up to the small village of Saint-Savin implanted like a promontory above the Vallée des Gaves. You will cross the village of Arcizans-Avant, then follow the stream of Labat de Bun to the village of Estaing before arriving at the famous Lake Estaing, in the heart of Val d’Azun.

A good meal will then be cook up and will you allow to go down quietly to Argelès-Gazost where a relaxing time at the thermal baths of the Jardin des Bains will nicely close your holiday

Cost

Includes

  • 4 nights in 4* hotel (2 to 4-person room), breakfast included.
  • 3 dinners: healthy meals or traditional Pyrenees meals available (1 dinner free)
  • 3 lunches
  • Welcoming gift
  • 1 ticket to spa center (baths, sauna, hamman, etc.)
  • Welcoming drink the first night at Bike & Py
  • The morning coffee before the ride at Bike & Py
  • The after-ride beer at Bike & Py
  • Transfer from Lourdes airport or train station (2 shuttle/day)
  • Electric bike rental with helmet
  • Instruction by accompanying state certified guide on bike and for walking
  • RCP travel insurance

Does not include

  • Transport to hotel (except transfer from Lourdes airport or train station)
  • Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Tourist tax (€1.90 daily per person)

Extra-cost options

  • Transfers from airport (Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, …): price upon request
  • Single-room supplement: €110
  • Additional overnight stay: price upon request
  • Cancellation insurance: €30
  • Travel assistance insurance (coverage for medical emergencies, evacuation, repatriation; accident): €15

Dates

Thursday 10th May to Monday 14th May 2018

Thursday 5h July to Monday 9th July 2018

All our holidays are guaranteed from a minimum of 4 people.

Customizable date or privatization of the trip

For groups of 4 people minimum (clubs, works councils, …), we can offer a trip “à la carte”, on another date or even a privatization of the trip, contact us for more information.

Independant trip: You just want to discover the Pyrenees by yourself and benefit from an infrastructure adapted to your stay and some advice, do not hesitate to contact us, we can make you benefit from good plans and preferential rates.

All levels, occasional sportsperson.

Maximum distance: 60km/day.

Hôtel Alba (4 star Hotel) at the edge of the Gave de Pau, situated in a particularly welcoming setting nearby the bike departure zone and just a couple meters from Bike & Py. The hotel has a modern and bike-friendly infrastructure: secured bike garage, repair workshop, washing station, dry-cleaning service, appropriate meals, etc. What’s more, the hotel staff is eager, warm and very familiar with the needs of a cyclist.

We offer some supplements, but it is possible to include other services (access thermoludic center, tasting of local products, park access animal park of the Pyrenees, …), do not hesitate to contact us.
We can also plan a trip for accompanying persons who do not ride. For groups of 4 people minimum (clubs, works councils, …), we can offer a trip “à la carte”, on another date or even a privatization of the trip.

In short, we know how to adapt to your desires, and to be honest, it is what we prefer, so do not hesitate to contact us, we will make you a proposal in the shortest possible time.

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