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Voie Verte des Gaves

de Lourdes a Cauterets | Av Marechal Foch, 65100, Lourdes, France
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Fantastic cycle

Loved the route approximately a 38km round trip from Lourdes up the valley if you stick to the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Arwel W
via mobile
amazing

a trip to the caves is a must when visiting lourdes even if you are on a pilgrimage. its just... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
m270869
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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de Lourdes a Cauterets | Av Marechal Foch, 65100, Lourdes, France
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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the route approximately a 38km round trip from Lourdes up the valley if you stick to the track. Since it is an old railway line (fully paved now) it is only ever on a slight gradient, hence you don't have to be regular cyclist...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

a trip to the caves is a must when visiting lourdes even if you are on a pilgrimage. its just amazing the sheer depth and scale of the caves and the vast caverns that are below your feet. you wont be dissapointed with a trip...More

2  Thank m270869
Reviewed 14 March 2014

I live just off the Voie Vert and venture it frequently. The view of the snowcapped mountains (traveling South towards Argelès-Gazost) are absolutely breathtaking right now. The sunny weather isn't so bad either.

1  Thank baalerua
Reviewed 14 December 2013

I went on the little train (which is fantastic)...the views up here are amazing and I saw a Griffin Vulture - what a trip!!!! Definitely come here :)

2  Thank Eenor71
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Great safe cycleway between Lourdes and Pierrefite, about 20km of converted railway passing through Argeles - Gazost.

3  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 5 May 2012

The Voie Verte des Gaves connects Lourdes and Cauterets following the route of the old railway line south towards the Pyrenees. The track surface is good, the inclines are gentle and the scenery is fantastic, following the the river along the bottom of the valley....More

7  Thank Flyingred
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