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Lac de Bious-Artigues

Lac de Bious-Artigues, 64440 Laruns, France

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Lac de Bious-Artigues

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.


Attractions near Lac de Bious-Artigues

Pic du Midi d'Ossau2.55km from Lac de Bious-Artigues

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'Artouste4.79km from Lac de Bious-Artigues

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.

Col du Pourtalet7.44km from Lac de Bious-Artigues

The Col du Pourtalet or Col de Portalet is a 1794  m high mountain pass in the Pyrenees. The pass is usually open all year round and is only closed for a few days after heavy snowfall. It connects the Valle de Tena in the south with the Val d'Ossau in the north and has probably been used by people and their herds since the Neolithic. In the Middle Ages and in the early modern period, it was celebrated by pilgrims .

Lac d'Artouste9.96km from Lac de Bious-Artigues

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.

Col d'Aubisque15.21km from Lac de Bious-Artigues

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.

Rocher de la Vierge17.67km from Lac de Bious-Artigues

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.

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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.