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Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin, 65240 Aspin-Aure, France

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About Col d'Aspin

The Col d'Aspin is a road mountain pass in the Pyrenees, located at 1,493 m in the French department of Hautes-Pyrénées, in Occitanie. It is taken by the route des cols. It connects the Campan valley and the Aure valley , or Sainte-Marie-de-Campan to Arreau , access can be done from the cross-country ski resort of Payolle. You can go hiking there all year round and admire the Payolle lake and many fir trees.

Attractions near Col d'Aspin

Col du Tourmalet11.93km from Col d'Aspin

Col du Tourmalet is one of the highest paved mountain passes in the French Pyrenees, in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées. Sainte-Marie-de-Campan is at the foot on the eastern side and the ski station La Mongie two-thirds of the way up. The village of Barèges lies on the western side, above the town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur.

Pic du Midi de Bigorre15.21km from Col d'Aspin

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.

Col de Peyresourde19.2km from Col d'Aspin

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the Central Pyrenees on the border of the Haute-Garonne and Hautes-Pyrénées department in France. It is located on the D618 road between Bagnères-de-Luchon and Arreau . - One of the picturesque location which gives a panoramic view of the nature.

Luchon Superbagnères Ski Resort27.5km from Col d'Aspin

The ski resort Luchon-Superbagnères is located in the Arrondissement of Saint-Gaudens. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 32 km of slopes available. 15 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,465 and 2,125 m. The resort was opened early in the twentieth century. Historically it was connected to the town by a rack railway, but today it is connected with a gondola lift.

Pyrénées National Park34.4km from Col d'Aspin

The Pyrenees National Park stretches for 100 km from east to west, from the Aure Valley to the Aspe Valley. With peaks rising to over 3,000 meters, an abundance of waterfalls and mountain torrents, 230 high-altitude lakes, and vast areas of forest.  It is home to some 6,000 izards masses of marmots and a host of birds of prey such as the bearded vulture, the golden eagle, and the peregrine falcon and so more.

Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes35.8km from Col d'Aspin

The sanctuary of Lourdes has been the largest French Catholic pilgrimage center since Bernadette Soubirous , saw a Lady declaring to be the Immaculate Conception , four years after the proclamation of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception by Pope Pius IX , it was acts of Our Lady of Lourdes.

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Occitanie is one of the biggest French regions. The Occitanie region is famous for its colorful food, wines, medieval castles, culture, history. It also offers plenty of sporting fun with ski, sea, cycling,etc.