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The Tower Ossau

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Pyrenees Trekking

  • Locations

    Bourisp, Languedoc - Roussillon, France

  • Activities

    Adventure, Hiking Trekking

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    7 days

  • Starting Location

    Bourisp

Highlights

  • Spend time with shepherds who will share their lives in isolation in the mountains.
  • Enjoy flying to Pico Cherue nosu with spectacular views of the surrounding peaks.
  • This journey is most suitable for lovers of hiking.

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Trip Info

For those who love hiking tours, this journey is made for them. Over seven days, enjoy travelling over the iconic valley of the Ossau Valley. Its famous peak, at 2,884 meters, a remnant of a volcano, reveals lavish and diverse landscapes. You will also have the chance to meet and spend time with shepherds of the unspoiled mountain.

We head to Laruns in Ossau Valley with time to explore the village. We will have two overnight stays in a local hostel. In the morning, we visit a small corner of the valley, Lake Montagnon. On day three, we climb from Lake Bious Artigues until Bious and then continue on to Lake Castereau. We then reach the refuge of Ayous.

For an easy path the next day, we bypass the beautiful Lake Ayous before descending to the hut Cap Punt. We head to Lake Peyret and have overnight at the refuge Pombie.

In the morning, we cross the Col de Suzon before flying to Pico Cherue nosu, which offers superb views of the surrounding peaks. On the way down, we go to the cabin Magnabaigt where you can taste the famous Ossauiaty. The shepherds will be keen to share about their lives in isolation on their mountains.

The next day will see us take the little train of Artouste, an exceptional course mountainside Sousséou the valley to 2,000 meters latitude. We will hike to the lake basin of Arrémoulit. We will return to Laruns for our last night.

After breakfast, we return to Bourisp.

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Pyrenees Trekking

We are a outdoor activities agency specializing in hiking, rafting, canyoning, mountaineering, climbing, free skiing, dog sledding, trekking and bouldering! We offer all inclusive programs with transport and accommodation!

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