Luz Valley – Toy Country

Only 30 minutes from the major sites of Gavarnie, Cauterets – Pont d’Espagne, Pic du Midi, Lourdes and at the gateway to the National Park, the Luz Valley is a place of discovery and relaxation appreciated by sportsmen and women as well as those who wish to chill out.

WELCOME TO LUZ VALLEY!

Enjoy the secret charm of the Toy Country and its history, from the majesty of its exceptional sites and summits, to the beauty of its fauna and flora. A real base camp, it is the starting point for all your hiking, skiing and sports activities during summer and winter…

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More than a just a valley, a country…
Listen, you will hear the most beautiful stories of the Pyrenees, the sound of waterfalls and babbling brooks, the peaceful silence of mountain lakes, the songs of local women and men, their customs, shaped by their adventures on the pastures, something that brings them together, the sweet lull of the healing thermal waters …

The voice of this small country resonates everywhere and it sings of its land and its history!

Luz and its hilltop villages will also show you the simple pleasures of life in the mountains: from the unique flavours of the local produce, its authentic hosts and its warm welcome to the sweetness of the sun’s rays which illuminate Luz and bathe its peaks in sunlight.

Toy? What does it mean?

TOY, means “small” in Gascon, and it was a sobriquet, formerly used to describe the small inhabitants of these high Pyrenean valleys.

WALKS IN TOY COUNTRY

Peaceful trails, undergrowth teeming with nature, hilltop villages, mountain lakes … wander at your own pace, with the only the promise of beautiful panoramas.

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