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Col du Soulor

Col du Soulor, 65560 Arbéost, France

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About Col du Soulor

Col du Soulor is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.474m (4,835ft) above the sea level, located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. It was one of the beautiful locations in this area which is flourished with natural beauty. The road over the col is regularly used in the Tour de France cycling race, normally in conjunction with the Col d'Aubisque.



Attractions near Col du Soulor

Col d'Aubisque6.64km from Col du Soulor

Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass which was located in the south of Tarbes and Pau in the department of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.  It is a center for winter sports and is regularly part of the Tour de France, generally rated an hors catégorie climb. It is almost the perfect climb for cyclists and also this picturesque location offers a panoramic view of nature.

Lac d'Artouste12.59km from Col du Soulor

The Lac d'Artouste is a natural lake of glacial origin in the Ossau valley located at 1,997 meters altitude. It borders on three of its four sides with the Pyrenees National Park. It receives water from the Arrémoulit stream a meandering stream coming from the peak of the Arrious lake. There is a dam set in this area and it is one of the famous natural settings here.

Petit train d'Artouste14.23km from Col du Soulor

Petit train d'Artouste is located in the Ossau valley, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques.  This tourist and historical railway allows a visit in the mountain to more than 2000 meters of altitude. It travels 10 kilometers on its narrow track. It offers plunging views over the Soussouéou valley. The departure is by cable car at the level of the Fabrèges lake.  it is the second-highest tourist rail line in France and the fifteenth in Europe.

Pont d'Espagne15.79km from Col du Soulor

Pont d'Espagne is a stone-built bridge that spans the Gave de Marcadau at the point where it meets the Gave de Gaube. It is a natural tourist site in the Pyrenees at an altitude of around 1,500  m in the town of Cauterets in the Hautes-Pyrénées department.  It is a protected area of ​​the Pyrenees forming part of the Pyrenees National Park. There is also a cross-country ski area that is part of the Cauterets winter sports resort.

Gaube Lake17.44km from Col du Soulor

Gaube Lake is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by Pyrenean peaks over 2,000 metres above sea level. Hiking to the Gaube lake is a lovely stroll along well-kept tracks with beautiful waterfalls everywhere. The shoreline and surrounding slopes are covered with various glacial rock formations.

Pyrénées National Park17.49km from Col du Soulor

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.

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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.