The Hautes-Pyrénées are situated in the mountain chain of the Pyrénées, its administrative capital is Tarbes which has over 45,000 inhabitants.
For the ski lovers but also the ones who love nature and religious sites, it is the perfect place.
In your trip, you will find mountain ranges, preserved valleys, high Pyrenean peaks, hillside vineyards and agricultural plains. The Hautes-Pyrénées department also has remarkable natural landscapes and places such as the Pont d'Espagne, Troumouse and Gavarnie, considered as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. You can also hiking in the Pyrenees national park and maybe meet some marmots on the way!
The Hautes-Pyrénées benefits from a large number of spas and ski dedicated to the well-being, the fitness and the outdoor activities.
You can not miss Lourdes, the place for Catholics people and place of pilgrimage since 1958.
Take the opportunity to discover the huge aquarium and not very far, the Pic du Jer (a breathtaking landscape with 950 meters high) and the castle of Lourdes (main historical monument of the city).
Have a nice trip!