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Hautes-Pyrénées is in Occitanie.


Map of Hautes-Pyrénées

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By plane[edit]

The airport Tarbes Lourdes Pyrénées Airport LDE IATA is located 9 km south-west of Tarbes and 14 km (8.7 mi) north of Lourdes. It is served several times a day by domestic flights from Paris-Orly and by seasonal charter flights for pilgrims. The nearest international airport is Toulouse-Blagnac (145 km east of Tarbes).

By minivan[edit]

If you arrive at Lourdes, Pau, Toulouse or Biarritz airport you can use the shuttle arranged by Détours Pyrénéens, which also organises tours.

By road[edit]

The A64 motorway (Toulouse-Pau-Bordeaux) runs through this department. From here, the national road N 21 branches off at Tarbes to Lourdes and Argelès-Gazost, parts of which have been expanded to resemble a motorway.

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A view of the Chapel of the Marcadau and mountains beyond, from the Marcadau valley, Cauterets


  • hike
  • Winter Sports: There are several major ski resorts including Saint-Lary-Soulan and Grand Tourmalet–Pic du Midi (La Mongie/Barèges)
  • Cycling: The slopes of the Pyrenees offer a challenge for trained cyclists, the Col du Tourmalet, for example, is an almost legendary climb in the Tour de France



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