One of the most popular places to visit in Hautes Pyrénées, Cauterets combines fitness and wellness, thrills and laid back moments. It is also a very popular summer tourist spot, a major centre for excursions and climbs (Vignemale) as well as a major winter sports resort. Its three thermal spas (César, Le Rocher and Les Griffons), modern sport and leisure facilities and natural décor make it a vibrant spot year-round.
Don't miss the nearby Pont d'Espagne (Grand Site Midi-Pyrénées label), Gaube Lake, the Cirque du Lys, the Fruitière and Marcadau valleys, and more.
The Cirque du Lys ski resort, 12 minutes from Cauterets via the Lys cable car, has exceptionally high natural snowfall. The site includes twenty pistes of all levels for downhill skiing, a luge area and a freestyle park.
Amateurs of cross-country skiing and snow-shoe trekking will find everything they need in the Pont d'Espagne ski resort. There is also an ice rink in Cauterets.
A prime location for hiking, cycling, fishing, white water sports... the Pyrenees National Park is an exceptional playground where the beauty of the peaks, such as Vignemale, are the backdrop to all your activities.
In Cauterets you will find: a swimming pool, multi-sport playing field, climbing wall, skate park, tennis courts, boules pitch... not forgetting wellness and health with the thermal baths and tailored treatments.