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Three bedrooms – sleeps 8
Bagnères-de-Bigorre is a charming old spa
town in the Pyrénées. Long visited by the French, it sees few foreign visitors.
Perhaps this is why the locals are so friendly! Our apartment is in the heart of the old town
yet is in a beautiful and peaceful location
which includes a shared but private courtyard
garden. The apartment is one of several in a recently refurbished three story building
that was once a hotel. On the first floor there is an open plan living room including a
well-equipped kitchen. The living room opens onto a balcony which overlooks the courtyard.
On this floor is a double sofa bed and the seperate utility room contains a washing machine. Stairs lead up
to the three bedrooms (one double, two twins), the bathroom
and the shower room; each of these has a WC.
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Outside is a charming, shared, enclosed
courtyard with a pedestrian gate and the property has access to a secure ground
floor storage area suitable for bikes, skis and so on.
There is free parking available
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nearby in the town centre. The property was recently renovated to a high standard.
It is over 80m2
and is centrally heated.
We have broadband, wireless and a phone with free calls to landlines
(excluding special numbers).
Bagnères-de-Bigorre, close to the Pyrenees, has a fabulous thermal spa bath. Many people also come here to 'take the cure' provided by the purported health benefits of the local water. There is also
a casino, a swimming pool, cinema, museum, a marvellous market
and mini-golf. It’s a lovely location, a river flows through the town and there
are amazing views
of the surrounding countryside and mountains. Several restaurants offer a variety of
cuisines including the local specialities. The town is also ideally situated for all sorts of
sporting activities, including cycling, hiking, fishing, climbing, golf,
canoeing and skiing in the winter - the nearest ski resort, La Mongie,
the largest in the Pyrenees, is less than 30 minutes drive away!
From Bagnères-de-Bigorre you can easily get to many other attractions such as the
sanctuary at Lourdes, the Pic du Midi observatory and the Cirque du Gavarnie
(a UNESCO world heritage site). Pau is a lovely town to visit and the Atlantic coast
and Spain are accessible for day trips. The nearest
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the local area
airports are Pau (I hour drive away), Tarbes (30 minutes) and Toulouse (1 hour 40 minutes).
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