Pyrenees
MOUNTAINS

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A mountain range with its feet in water

Near Biarritz, the Basque Pyrenees are dotted with summits and each one is more attractive than the next. The various hiking trails differ in difficulty, duration and vegetation, but they all have exceptional views of the Ocean, Spain, Basse-Navarre and Soule. During the summer you will see the pastoral side on the Valleys, with animals grazing on pastures and shepherds producing cheese. During the winter, Iraty is a wonderland for winter lovers : Trails have been blazed in this gigantic cedar forest for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Check out our must see places in the Pyrenees Mountains !

A mountain range with its feet in water

Near Biarritz, the Basque Pyrenees are dotted with summits and each one is more attractive than the next. The various hiking trails differ in difficulty, duration and vegetation, but they all have exceptional views of the Ocean, Spain, Basse-Navarre and Soule. During the summer you will see the pastoral side on the Valleys, with animals grazing on pastures and shepherds producing cheese. During the winter, Iraty is a wonderland for winter lovers : Trails have been blazed in this gigantic cedar forest for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Check out our must see places in the Pyrenees Mountains !

Towering over the landscape, this iconic peak is an easily identifiable landmark wherever you may be. The hike alternates between forests, pastureland and scree slopes. Even with small children you can enjoy the fabulous scenery at the summit, by taking the charming little rack-railway.

For winter and summer visitors alike, the magical site of Iraty will astound you. Trails have been blazed in this gigantic cedar forest for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Enjoy the flora and fauna as you walk. You can retire to a wooden chalet for a break in the peace of the mountain.

Labourd province features a mountain with a distinctive peak, with cliffs forming a rocky wall that’s easy to identify. You can admire a fantastic 360° view of sea and mountains, and traditional discoidal steles at the start of the hike from Aubépine chapel.

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Soule is the smallest of the seven Basque provinces, but no less attractive for that. There are two walks you can do in one day, a 35-minute car ride from each other. One takes you through lush green canyon and the other over a bridge suspended at a height of 140 metres!