At the foot of the mythical Col du Tourmalet, the Barèges valley combines sports activities and moments of relaxation thanks to the thermal waters, for a real return to the nature.
The numerous hiking trails from the village, from the small walk to the sports hike, will make you enjoy the view of the surrounding peaks.
A day near the sky!
Unique in France and absolutely magical, the Pic du Midi de Bigorre peaks at 2877 metres for a 360° view of the Pyrenean peaks.
To reach the summit of the Pic du Midi, let yourself be transported by the cable car from the ski resort of La Mongie. 1,000 m of elevation gain in 15 minutes: this is already an event that promises an extraordinary journey to the panoramic terraces. The bravest will be able to go hiking to reach the summit.
Relax at the Cieleo spa in Barèges at 1250m altitude, in the highest spa in France. Enjoy the thermal waters of Barèges for a moment of relaxation in the spa area !
Come and enjoy fishing in our lakes and streams. There are fishing routes for beginners or experienced fishermen, who want to spend quiet moments on the banks of streams, lakes of altitude, in all simplicity. Good moments of relaxation in perspective, whether with family or friends.
Hikes in the Pyrenees on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback around the campsite, on quiet paths, discovery of pastoral architecture on the plateaus, picnics and games in the countryside…
See the small chapel of Saint Justin, walk from village to village by the road of the postman, in the centenary forest of L’Ayré… The numerous hiking trails from the village, from the small walk to the sports hike, will make you enjoy the view of the surrounding peaks.
Imagine a glacial cirque at a height of 3,000 meters, at its heart one of the highest waterfalls in Europe (427 meters): you have Gavarnie Cirque!
Its two neighbours the Troumouse and Estaubé cirques are speechless when faced with so much beauty and such fantastic dimensions!
This is the trilogy of 3 natural amphitheatres in the land of glacial cirques, you can visit one, two or all three. The three cirques are less than an hour’s drive from the campsite and guarantee you each an exit where you will take full eyes, 100% nature and escape!
Bikes and mountain bikes are the kings of the Pyrenees!
In Barèges, on the bike side, there is something for everyone.
Lourdes, a source of inspiration
Cosmopolitan and benevolent, Lourdes is located at the gateway to the Gaves Valley. Known as a place of spirituality and brotherhood, it receives 6 million travelers every year from all continents. These pilgrims come to meditate and contemplate the cave of Massabielle, where the Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858, forever changing the destiny of the city. Lourdes has a rich natural and cultural heritage: the Sanctuary, the Castle, the Pic du Jer and the lake… It is also the starting point for many walks.…
Take advantage of your stay at camping la Ribère to discover the animals of the Pyrenees and sometimes further away.
By chance, on a hike or the wildlife parks of the valley, discover the animals that surround us!
Barèges: Paragliding school.
Fly over the Tourmalet Pass during a paragliding flight! Discover the unique feeling of freedom provided by this peaceful flight over the Hautes-Pyrénées. In addition to the pleasure of flying, you will have a superb view of these famous mountains.
On land, in the water or in the air, live your most beautiful adventures in the heart of the Pyrenees, a few minutes from La Ribère campsite!
At Pont d’Espagne, classified Grand Site Occitanie (Major site of Occitanie), you can immerse yourself in this site with its many waterfalls, hiking routes and mountain lake paths. Lac Gaube is undoubtedly the most well-known, accessible by chairlift or on foot. A 45min from the campsite La Ribere !