Pic du Midi de Bigorre
Pic du Midi de Bigorre, 65120 Bagnères-de-Bigorre, France
About Pic du Midi de Bigorre
A majestic mountain which was located in the French Pyrenees. It also has an observatory on this mountain. The Pic du Midi invites you to a night overflowing with the emotion of discovery. Sunset and sunrise. To get to the summit, you can either take the cable car leaving from La Mongie or walk up a footpath. As well as the superb 360° view, there's a museum dedicated to astronomy and the history of the Pic du Midi.
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