Tourmalet Road

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From Barèges, the road enters the Escoubous Valley where a stream winds through stony meadows. After La Gaubie Bridge (don't miss the botanical gardens), the road winds up to the pass (alt. 2,115m), where there is a remarkable panorama. The way down goes past lawns that contrast with the gullied landscape on the way up. The pyramids of the La Mongie-Tourmalet residential complex are a precursor of La Mongie ski resort, where you take the cable car for the Pic du Midi.

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Tourmalet Pass
Tourmalet Pass
At an altitude of 2,115m, this Pyrenean
60 minutes
Néouvielle Massif
Néouvielle Massif
This granite mountain massif,
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Pic du Midi de Bigorre
Pic du Midi de Bigorre
The familiar outline, standing clearly
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Col d'Aubert
Col d'Aubert
This pass, at an altitude of 2 498m,
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Tourmalet Pass
Tourmalet Pass
At an altitude of 2,115m, this Pyrenean
60 minutes
Néouvielle Massif
Néouvielle Massif
This granite mountain massif,
300 minutes
Pic du Midi de Bigorre
Pic du Midi de Bigorre
The familiar outline, standing clearly
120 minutes
See all