Hikers and Cyclists

Hikers and cyclists are welcome at the Alphée hotel in Barèges, Hautes-Pyrénées.

For your comfort, we offer:

• A closed room to park your bikes.
• A closed and ventilated room for drying and storing clothes and shoes.
• A water point, allowing the cleaning of shoes and bicycles.
• To prepare a very early breakfast, on request.
• To prepare a packed lunch, on request.

We are able to inform you about:
• The rental or sale of equipment.
• On shelters kept or not, contacts, openings.
• Public transports.

THE LEGEND OF THE COLLAR OF TOURMALET: It is more than a century that Octave Lapize, was the first winner of the Tourmalet, at 2 115 meters in height.Since then, the Tour de France has passed more than 70 times at the top of the Tourmalet, which makes the Pyrenean pass the climb most often used by runners.

THE NATURAL RESERVE OF NEOUVIELLE: paradise of biodiversity, with 70 lakes, a unique fish diversity, the highest pines with hooks of Europe, the presence of endemic animals of the Pyrenees. It is reached on foot, snowshoes, ski touring from the plateau of Lienz or from Tournaboup. The hiking trails are accessible for all levels of hiker, topo-guide for sale at the tourist office Barèges.