To see and do

Gite Belle Vie is situated in the Pyrenees National Park, we are surrounded by beautiful, unspoiled nature, there’s also a host of other attractions that you may enjoy including:

  • Relax and enjoy the peace and quiet at Gite Belle Vie, owls and stars at night, the stream and wild birds overhead during the day;
  • Grottes de Medous  Caves  These beautiful caves and underground river are a must to visit  http://www.grottes-medous.com
  • Spas – the Pyrenees is famous for them, our two local favorites are:
    • Aquensis Spa, in Bagneres de Bigorre offers a relaxing retreat to indulge and de-stress. This luxury oasis offers pools, saunas, hammam and a roof top jacuzzi as well as various treatments to leave you pampered and relaxed.  http://www.aquensis.fr/
    • Balnea – a particularly beautiful spa with a number of outdoor heated pools and great views – https://www.balnea.fr/
  • Pic du Midi  –  At 2877m the Pic du Midi is a must see. It hosts an observatory and astronomical museum. The panoramic views of the Pyrenees and southern France area are spectacular. It is open all year round and access is by cable car from La Mongie.  http://www.picdumidi.com/
  • Rafting and kayaking – http://www.loisirs-aventures-rafting.com/
  • Birds of prey – a spectactular display in great surrounds with birds flying free – http://www.donjon-des-aigles.com/
  • Parapente – Soar with the birds and fly above the valley with incredible views. Tandem flights available – http://www.aerotrek.fr/index.php
  • Lourdes – An interesting town, famous for its pilgrimages but has a lot to offer, including a funicular, castle, lake, golf course, market and shops. – http://www.lourdes-infotourisme.com