- Resort type: Country resort
- Landscape: Mountains, Broadleaf Forest, Lakes, Riverside, Coniferous Forest, Alpine Meadows, Flora of the Mediterranean
- What to do: Culinary Tourism, Downhill Skiing, Mountain Trails, Natural Parks & Reserves, Wellness Tourism, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Amusement Parks, Hiking, Caves, Thermal & Mineral Springs, Shopping, Nightlife
The Pyrenees is one of the most truly French regions in France situated in the southwest of the country between the Bay of Biscay and the Mediterranean Sea. The Pyrenees will satisfy anyone.
This region is rapidly developing as a centre of skiing tourism in the country. The best ski resorts are Argeles-Gazost, Cerdagne, Couserans, Aure-Louron, Aspe-Ossau, Haute-Ariege, Haute-Bigorre, Montcalm, Bareges, Bearn and Luchonnais.
If you cannot imagine your holidays without excursions, the Pyrenees will not disappoint you. In Toulouse, you will visit the Toulouse Capitol and Lareol Castle. In the city of Osh, you will see the Archbishop’s Palace. Among other interesting sights of the region are Masabel Grotto, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Lourdes and the ruins of Marrack Castle in Bayonne.
If it is the educational tourism you are after, study the exposition Pterosaurs Beach in Paleontological in Crayssac and the Museum of Augustines in Toulouse.
The ecological tourists should definitely go to Sidobre Natural park, see Padirac Chasm and its underground river, the Jeanty Lake, Nio Cave, Pierre-Saint-Martin Cave, Trois Freres Cave.
The wellness tourists will want to go to Bagneres de Luchon or Bagneres-de-Bigorre thermal springs.
The tourists with children should not go past Space Town Theme Park. Go shopping at Pierre Ibaialde in Bayonne. Enjoy your meals in the best restaurants of Toulouse such as Michel Sarran, Le Grenier de Pepe and Tratto Mizzica. At night, La Couleur de la Culotte, La Comedie de Toulouse and Le Nasdrovia open their doors.