Welcome to capvern

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Capvern is located in the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées and the Midi-Pyrenees area. Capvern is known as a thermal spa of Pyrenean Piedmont. It is a thermal spa brood in Piedmont of the Pyrenees at 475 meters high, on the plate of Lannemezan and the course of water of Boès.


The castle of Mauvezin

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Une fortress at the foot of the Pyrenees. Built at the XIst century by the counts de Bigorre, rebuilt by Gaston Fébus at the end of XIVth century, it is, with its quadrangular enclosure and its keep, an example characteristic of the medieval military architecture.

Located on a hill, it offers an exceptional sight on Baronnies and the Pyrenees (table f the orientation).

Machines of war, museum, exposures, animations (Sunday, in July and August), shop.


Accommodation nearby

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Chalet Saint Louis

  • Lourdes
  • 05 62 94 03 89
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Villa La Colombière

  • Lourdes
  • 05 62 94 39 35

Cistercian abbey of Escaladieu

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Founded in 1142, today one of the southernmost references of  the structure Cistercienne, it is the abbey "mother" many Spanish monasteries (Fitero, Veruela.) and French (Flaran, Bouillas). Besieged during the centuries, it took part in the monastic movement of rebuilding of XVIIth century and presents a very interesting transition from the novel to the Gothic.

Purity of the shapes of the chapter house and remarkable acoustics of the Abbey make a major site of the departmental inheritance of it.

In May 1997, the abbey becomes property of the General advice. this jewel of the structure cistercian enters the public domain thus. From June at the end of September, a weekly exposure and animations (concerts, dance, theatre, cinema of outdoor, conferences) there are organized so d' to offer to the more pleasant visitor one moment in the calm one and the quietude of this prestigious site.


Accommodation nearby

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Chalet Saint Louis

  • Lourdes
  • 05 62 94 03 89
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Villa La Colombière

  • Lourdes
  • 05 62 94 39 35

Pit of Esparros

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A discovery in its and light of one of the most beautiful pits located in full heart of Baronnies.

Aragonites, eccentrics, great draperies and vast rooms make the authenticity and the beauty of this true mineral garden.

The Pit of Esparros is a site classified because of these picturesque and scientific qualities (exceptional crystallization of the aragonites). It currently takes part, with 17 other cavities, with a project of the inscription in the World heritage of UNESCO.


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The valley of Aure and Louron

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The Valley of Aure is located in the South Is of the Hautes-Pyrénées and extends on 40km since Sarrancolin, until the Tunnel of Bielsa.

This Valley is crossed by a river: Neste, formed of Neste of Aure and of Neste of Louron which link to the doors of the Valley of Aure close to the Village of Arreau.

The valley of Aure and its surroundings pass to be the place most representative of the charm of the Pyrenees. In 1963, were born the ski stations, of Saint-Lary, Piau-Engaly, Val Louron and Peyragude.

The Natural reserve of Néouvielle counts more than 70 lakes and tablecloths of the water which is among most beautiful of the Pyrenean lakes.

The valley of Louron in the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées combines the authenticity and modernity with brilliance. Long of 20 kms since Arreau, to the peak border where tops at 3000 m of altitude flirtent, you will find here a cultural heritage and architectural exceptional with its monumental frescos, and its preserved habitat.


Accommodation nearby

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Gîte Auberge la Bergerie

  • Azet
  • 05 62 39 49 49
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Métropole Hôtel-Brasserie-Bar

  • Bagneres-de-luchon
  • 05 61 79 38 00
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A la Gloriette

  • Neuville-de-poitou
  • 05 49 51 34 95



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