Exciting Adventures Activity Await in the Pyrenees

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Your Next Great Adventure Activity Awaits in the Pyrenees!

Experience the thrill of a lifetime on land, water, or in the air in the heart of the Pyrenees, just a few minutes from the La Ribère campsite! Get ready to discover the incredible beauty of this natural wonderland, with fun activities suitable for all tastes and ages. Book your stay now and get ready to create unforgettable memories!

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Aquatic activities in the Gavarnie Valley

Experience the Thrill of Rafting on the Gave de Pau

Embark safely in your raft and descend the crystalline waters of the Gave de Pau to discover the magnificent landscapes that border the river. With our experienced guides to accompany you, you will learn more about the region, including its history, geological peculiarities, as well as anecdotes and legends associated with it. Rafting on the Gave de Pau is a fun and friendly activity that is perfect for a family outing or with friends. Make sure to capture these unforgettable moments with photos and share them with your loved ones. You will leave with memories and strong emotions that will remain etched in your memory.

Canyoning: A Real Aquatic Adventure!

Canyoning is an exciting outdoor activity that allows you to explore the Gave de Pau and admire its waterfalls. In addition to enjoying the breathtaking landscape, you can have fun sneaking between rocks, sliding down natural slides, and making your first rappel. You will be amazed by the beauty of the crystalline waters and the magical moments you will spend with your friends and family. Moreover, this activity is accessible to everyone, even beginners. So don’t hesitate, come and discover canyoning and live an unforgettable experience in nature!

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Exciting Land Adventures in the Pyrenees

Caving: Dive into the Depths of the Pyrenees

Explore the Gavarnie valley from the inside and discover an amazing world that’s waiting for you. Caving is a fun adventure that’s accessible to everyone, including children as young as 6 years old. It’s available all year round, thanks to the stable temperature of 13 degrees. Come and discover the caves, stalactites, and underground rivers! As a family, you can have an unforgettable experience as you explore the numerous caves in the region and admire breathtaking underground landscapes. You can also learn more about the history of these fascinating geological formations.

Why not explore the Grottes de Bétharram with your family and go on a guided tour that lasts about 1.5 hours? It’s a unique experience that you won’t regret!

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Fun and Unusual Activities

Discover the Mountain Luge! This rail sled is both comfortable and secure, giving you a thrilling descent. The pilot can easily regulate their speed, ranging from 10 to 45 km/h, by simply activating the brakes. While enjoying a superb panorama of the mountains, laughter is guaranteed!

The mountain scooter is a playful and easy-to-use means of transportation suitable for all ages. Thanks to its two wide wheels, it offers real stability, and it’s easy to learn. Whether it’s downhill or with electric assistance, day or night, anything is possible! Enjoy this unique experience to the fullest.

Enjoy Aerial Activities in the Pyrenees

Climb with Confidence

If you love climbing, the Pyrenees are the perfect spot with natural walls to climb. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced climber, you’ll enjoy climbing here. You can climb with free access or professional supervision. On rainy days or to get started gently, try the climbing room in Gèdre, which offers an 18-meter height for all levels!

Discover Via Ferrata!

Via ferrata is a fun and sporty activity that combines hiking and climbing. It allows you to discover the walls of the beautiful valleys of Gavarnie. Two spots are available: the Pont Napoléon via ferrata, perfect for beginners, and the Coumély via ferrata, more challenging with its Nepalese bridge at 40 meters high! Experienced practitioners with their own equipment can explore the valleys independently, while guides provide equipment for beginners or those who prefer to be accompanied. Don’t hesitate to try it out, it’s an unforgettable experience waiting for you!

Discover Acrobatic Parks and Zip Lines

Welcome to tree-top adventure parks, a fun and sporty activity to share with family or friends. Get high up and share unforgettable moments!

For adrenaline seekers, discover acrobatic parks such as Chlorofil near Argelès Gazost. This park offers 13 progressively high and difficult courses, including 4 adapted for children from the age of 4. You can do zip lining, cross monkey bridges, Nepalese bridges, flying stirrups, and many other activities! If you prefer to be closer to the campsite, try the acrobatic park En Chêne et Frêne in Luz Saint Sauveur. This park offers tree-top adventure courses and zip line courses for young and old alike.

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Luz Tyroline is the longest zip line course in France! You can discover 16 zip lines ranging from 40 to 260 meters, 4 Nepalese bridges, and portions of via ferrata, all above the turquoise waters of the river for 2 kilometers of guaranteed thrills.

At Col du Soulor, the Déval Cable is an incredible 300-meter zip line experience, offering breathtaking mountain views at 1500 meters altitude! With a secure harness, young and old alike can enjoy flying over the mountain pastures where herds graze with confidence.

Experience the Joy of Paragliding in Barèges!

If you’re into paragliding, you’ll be happy to know that we have the Barèges paragliding school. Here, we offer tandem paragliding flights with experienced instructors who will take you over the Col du Tourmalet, offering you breathtaking views of the Hautes-Pyrénées and the Pyrenean chain. You can even take off from the heights of local tourist resorts for a peaceful flight over the Pyrenees and the Néouvielle Massif. This tandem paragliding flight offers a unique experience for nature and wide-open space lovers.

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Welcome to the Gavarnie valleys, a stunning region that offers a plethora of activities for all ages and interests. Whether you’re looking for an adventure that you’ll remember for years to come or just want to take in the breathtaking landscapes, this destination has something for everyone.

To make the most of your stay, we recommend booking a cabin or a pitch at La Ribère campsite in Barèges. It’s the perfect base to explore the Pyrenean mountains and all the activities the region has to offer. Don’t miss out on this exceptional experience with your family or friends! Book your stay at La Ribère campsite now and get ready to be captivated by the beauty of the Pyrenees.