Col de la Pierre St Martin
Col de la Pierre St Martin, Arette, France
About Col de la Pierre St Martin
A mountain pass on the France-Spain border in the western Pyrenees in the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Navarra. La Pierre St Martin is the highest road climb in the Basque Pyrenees and it is, without doubt, one of the toughest. One of the picturesque locations in this area which was famous among tourists.
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La Pierre Saint-Martin is a winter sports resort located in the Pierre Saint-Martin massif in the French part of the Pyrenees. The resort is located on the territory of the commune of Arette, in the department of Pyrenees-Atlantiques and the region New Aquitaine. It is a family resort, a village of chalets, located in a pine forest. The estate covers 55 hectares, at an altitude of 2,200 meters. It is part of the grouping of N'PY stations.
The rock of the Virgin also called the rocks of the Virgin is a rock located in Belgium in Comblain-la-Tour in the municipality of Hamoir on the right bank of the Ourthe, a tributary of the Meuse. It is included on the list of classified real estate heritage of Hamoir since November 9, 1949. It is also listed as a site of great biological interest and as a Natura 2000 site. From the top of this rock, you can admire the entire bay of Biarritz, its Grande Plage on one side and on the other.
The gorges of Holtzarte form a narrow canyon carved by the Olhadoko erreka , a precursor of the Gave de Larrau in Haute-Soule, in the French Basque country. It presents a karstic landscape cut by deep canyons, of which the Holtzarté gorges, 100 to 300 m deep, are the most spectacular. One of the naturally beautiful locations which was quiet intresting.
The lake Bious Artigues is a dam lake of the Pyrenees, located in the department of Pyrenees-Atlantiques region New Aquitaine. The lake is located in the Ossau valley, in the valley of the Gave de Bious. It is bordered to the south-east by the wood of Bious-Artigues with the crest of the Bear and the valley of the Moundelhs whose crest joins the peak of Midi d'Ossau. There is also a hydroelectric dam working on it. One of the nice trekking destination and there are so many activates too.
Pic du Midi d'Ossau is a beautiful mountain rising above the Ossau Valley in the French Pyrenees. This mountain measures under 3.000 m but rises alone above others in the area. its distinctive shape makes it a symbol of the French side of the Pyrenees. One of the nice trekking destination and also it offers a beautiful panoramic view of this area.
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.
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The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region is the largest region of France with an area of 84,035.7 kilometer square. Tourism is an important sector in a region with significant assets, starting with a mild and sunny climate, wine tourism, many heritage sites, sandy beaches for surfers, and mountains for skiers.