Luz-Gavarnie Valley

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The Gavarnie valley is mainly known for its Cirques (Gavarnie, Troumouse, Estaubé) whose different overlapping layers of limestone are clearly visible in places. Many of the summits are over 3000m/9,800ft high. Here too the development of spa resorts opened the area up in the 19C when paved roads were built. The valley began attracting and inspiring a number of "Pyrenean fans", naturalists, artists and writers.

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Address : 

65120 Gavarnie

Nearby tourist attractions

Cirque de Gavarnie Cirque de Gavarnie
Cirque de Gavarnie
At the end of the village of Gavarnie,
2:00
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Cirque de Gavarnie Cirque de Gavarnie
Cirque de Gavarnie
At the end of the village of Gavarnie,
2:00
See all