Near the Spanish border, the direct access to the region of Sobrarbe in Aragonthanks to the Bielsa Tunnel is one of the assets of the valley. The Sobrarbe is an exceptional region with an amazing geological heritage. Canyons and rivers rival each other in beauty.
The Aure valley is mainly pastoral but the village of Saint-Lary developed rapidly after the war. Major construction projects were carried out. The construction of large hydroelectric dams at altitude such as thecap de long dam and the Saint-Lary ski resort whose development began in 1957.
Protected by its peaksA sunny valley
At the foot of the Pyrenees National Park and the Néouvielle Nature Reserve… Saint-Lary is attached to its natural heritage!
The Arbizon peak (2,831) protects it from the western weather, it is the guardian angel of the valley, which allows it to enjoy a sunny climate. The valley is a pleasant place and preserved from industrial development.
The must-havesIn the heart of the Pyrenees National Park
Discover the Réserve Naturelle du Néouvielle and its lakes, which are part of the must-see nos grands sites.
Accessible to hikers, this unique and wild space is dotted with multiple high altitude lakes. There are no less than 70 of them including the lakes of Orédon, Oule, Aubert and Aumar as well as the barrage of Cap de Long. It is a paradise for hiking. Many routes are realized from refuge to refuge to fully savor the beauty of the site.
The valleys of Rioumajou and Moudang, classified as a “Natura 2000”site, allow you to observe many birds but also plant species specific to the Pyrenees. “Discovery animations” await you, as well as donkey rides. Whether to fish or to walk, do not hesitate to inquire.
The Géla Valley also deserves the attention of hikers. This pastoral valley stretches along a torrent (la géla) to end on the cirque of Barroude dominated by its famous Wall. This site is classified as a World Heritage Site by unesco.