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At the confluence of the Ossau and Aspe Gaves, the location of our guest house is ideal for discovering the charms of the Béarnaise Pyrenees during a stay in all seasons. In the surrounding area, all the treasures of Haut Béarn and Soule (inland Basque Country) are easily accessible.

There is something for every taste !

Whether your interests are centered around nature, outdoor activities (hiking, cycling, paragliding, fishing), cultural or gastronomic heritage, the days of your stay in our guest house will be rich discoveries to share in the evening in the peaceful atmosphere of the living room or the terraced garden.

We will be there to give you ideas for visits to Béarn and guide you in your choices.

Less than 15 minutes walk

Oloron Sainte-Marie is a town in Béarn classified as ""Art and History» with the very marked Jacquaire tradition. Its different neighborhoods can be explored on foot.

Our guest house is located in the heart of the medieval district of Sainte Croix on Place St Pierre. For art lovers you can visit, directly on Saint Peter's Square, the Gallery of the Interior Garden and the Maison de Léa . The Sainte Croix church built in the 11th century with its dome dominates the lower town and offers a magnificent panorama of the Pic d'Anie which rises to more than 2500 m and the Pyrenees mountain range.

The bridges which span the Gaves d'Aspe and Gave d'Ossau offer very original views of the architecture of the buildings very typical of the region.

The Sainte Marie district is built around the magnificent Romanesque cathedral, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

The Notre Dame district is very lively during the Friday market!

The beret or Basque fabric weaving factories and the chocolate factory are also worth a little detour.

Just a stone's throw away (less than 30 minutes)

You can taste a little foie gras or sheep's cheese from the producers or even a glass of wine in the vineyards and cellars of Jurançon.

Numerous road bike or mountain bike circuits allow you to tackle the Pyrenean foothills, including the famous Col de Marie-Blanque!

Why not tree climbing at the OBA'O leisure park in Accous? Or oneOrganic Well-Being Massage in Bedous where you will benefit from a specific rate coming from us?

The network of rivers is ideal for trout and salmon fishing and rafting on the Gaves d'Aspe or Oloron.

The church of the Saint Blaise Hospital, the cloister of Sarrance or the typical village of Monein and its church with its inverted boat hull frame, are examples of the rich Béarnais cultural heritage .

The Gurs Camp Memorial reminds us in a very factual way of the dark sides of the Second World War.

For a getaway (less than 1 hour)

To the north, we will find the town of Pau with the castle of Henri IV, the boulevard des Pyrénées with its exceptional panorama, the racecourse, the national stud farm, the 2 golf courses, etc.

Towards the south, you are in the heart of the mountains discovering the valleys of Aspe or Ossau: remarkable natural sites such as the cirque of Lescun, the Pic du Midi d'Ossau, the underground room of Verna, without forgetting the mountain resorts of Pierre Saint Martin, Gourette or Artouste. These are the starting points for magnificent hikes in the Aspe Valley or the Ossau Valley accessible to beginners to more experienced hikers. The bikeor the motorbike remains an extraordinary way to travel the small ""bucolic"" roads of Haut-Béarn!

A little further west is the Barétous valley or Soule, the most authentic Basque province with Mauléon, capital of espadrille.

Towards the North West, it is Béarn des Gaves with Navarrenx, classified as the most beautiful village in France and renowned for sport fishing, Sauveterre de Béarn or the spa resort of Salies de Béarn which also supplies the salt for Bayonne hams.

For the whole day

Many day hikes in the Aspe Valley or the Ossau Valleyfor all levels offer the possibility of crisscrossing the Pyrenees National Park and enjoying the typical and preserved panoramas of the Pyrenees, the summer pastures with their flocks of sheep, horses, the flights of vultures and even izards...

For the less sporty, a short detour to Spain, to Aragon , through the Aspe valley is very exotic. The very characteristic Canfranc station and the typical town of Jaca are easily accessible via the Aspe valley and the Somport pass.

In the Ossau valley, the little Artouste train allows you to climb to an altitude of more than 2000 m effortlessly and discover exceptional panoramas. At the Col du Portalet, at the highest point of the valley, you can enjoy the view of the Pic du Midi d'Ossau and the typical Spanish ""Benta""!

How about a dip in the ocean waves less than an hour and a half away?

In the "Prepare your stay" tab, we have gathered some links that will help you organize your stay. We will be there to guide you in your choices.



Tourist Offices (Oloron Sainte Marie and Arudy)
To find out more about this information, the Tourist Offices are at your disposal.
https://www.pyrenees-bearnaises.com/
https://www.valleedossau-tourisme.com/