Walking in the French Pyrenees

Walk a pilgrim's path through the beauty and history of the Pyrenees Mountains. Traverse green meadows, hike to picturesque lakes and stand atop mountains for mesmerising views of the region below.

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Embark on a walking tour through the French Pyrenees

Follow in the footsteps of countless pilgrims on this walking trip through sun-drenched meadows, over rocky outcrops and up mountain peaks, all the while taking in the mesmerising views of the Pyrenees. From Ax-les-Thermes, journey out to a new destination each day where trails lead to staggering panoramic views of these shared Andorran, French and Spanish mountains. Visit the pilgrim destination of Chapel of Barthelemy, witness spectacular views of Quie de Sinsat and follow a mountain ridge to picture-perfect lakes. No day is the same, except for the chance to stand breathless at the sight of this beautiful region.

  • Explore the enchanting the spa town of Ax-les-Thermes
  • Walk the high meadows of Col du Puymorens
  • Visit the pilgrim's destination of Chapel of St Barthelemy
  • Amble through the ever-changing beauty of the Pyrenees
  • Take in dramatic vistas from the Roc of Scaramus
  • Hike through the lush Aston Valley
  • See the confluence of the French, Spanish and Andorran mountains
  • Reinvigorate tired muscles in a hot spring

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Ax-les-Thermes, France
  • Finish:

    Ax-les-Thermes, France
  • Group size:

    Min 6 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Minibus
  • Notes:

    1. Please note that a variance in our standard booking conditions applies to this trip. Departures may only be confirmed 4 weeks before the scheduled start date of your trip, rather than the standard 60 days. We recommend that you make no non-refundable travel arrangements until your trip has been confirmed.

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Day 1 Arrive Ax-les-Thermes

Once a place where soldiers recuperated after returning from the Crusades, the pretty spa town of Ax-les-Thermes can be found nestled in the Pyrenees at the confluence of three rivers.

Days 2-7 Day walks from Ax-les-Thermes

Surrounded by the impressive Pyrenees, pretty Ax-les-Thermes has a number of spa pools to enjoy and hiking trails to discover.

Day 8 Depart Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes has a wealth of Romanesque churches and castle ruins and the surrounding countryside is perfect for outdoor pursuits like canoeing and canyoning.
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