Our best experiences to live right now

The sunny days are here for the Spring holidays! The opportunity to breathe in the mountains, laze on the terrace, marvel at the return of flowers and small birds, or walk around the town and practice fun outdoor activities.

On this page, we reveal to you the 20 most beautiful experiences to live right now! 


#1 Learn to ride on balance bikes and bicycles with a course equipped with modules dedicated to young children on the edge of the Bastan river.
Free access. Children under parental supervision.

#2 Let’s go on an adventure into the air from branch to branch on a Treetop trails adventure park
From 4 years old. Open afternoons weekends and public holidays in May and June. From 10€/pers.

#3 Play Robin Hood by learning archery
From the age of 8. Open on May and June in the afternoons by reservation. 14€/pers.

#4 Try to catch a trout in the rivers with the help of a fishing instructor
By reservation with the fishing instructors, contacts at the Tourist Office or on +33(0)5 62 92 30 30.

#5 Go to another world through a book, a comic strip or an animated film at the House of the National Park and the Valley
Good plan: On the occasion of the anniversary of the House, the media library subscription is offered to you!

More information about kids' activities


#6 Explore the forest trails on a mountain bike
Detailed map of trails on sale at the Tourist Office. Initiation and guided ride with a mountain bike instructor by reservation from 1m35.
Mountain bike and electric mountain bike rentals in the village.

#7 Admire the river “Gave de Pau” from the via ferrata of the Napoleon bridge
Activity by reservation at the mountain offices in the village.

#8 Take on new challenges by bungee jumping
Two weekends per month from April 15: Luz Aventure schedule and Elastic Crocodil Bungee schedule.

#9 Fly over the eddies of the river “Gave de Pau” on ziplines
Luz Tyrolean course open every day by reservation. From 10 years old.

#10 Descend nearly 1000m in altitude on a devalmountain
From the age of 8. Every day by reservation.


#11 Listen to anecdotes about the washhouses of the village with the Heritage app on a walk

#12 Let yourself be surprised by the new Anamnesis exhibition at the Hang’Art contemporary art museum

#13 Visit the historic center of Luz along the Saint-André church known as the Templars, the Napoleon III museum space, the alleys and their bourgeois houses…

#14 Admire the Luzea thermal hall and its current exhibition


#15 Walk from one perched village in Pays Toy to another, between stone houses, fairground barns and mills…
Hiking guide available at the Tourist Office.

#16 Observe the first marmots out at Cirque de Troumouse
Open road to the Maillet plateau. Cirque de Troumouse in the heart of the National Park (prohibited to dogs even on a leash). Auberge du Maillet (accommodation-catering) open from 15 May.

#17 Enjoy the tranquility of the Cirque de Gavarnie
Main path from the village to the Hôtellerie du Cirque located in the heart of the National Park but accessible with a dog on a leash. Allow 3 hours round trip. Hôtellerie du cirque (hotel-bar-restaurant) open from 15 May.

Some walks with departure from the town


#18 Fill your basket with local products at the market in Luz
Every Monday morning on the Place du Marché and around the church.

#19 Laze on the terrace while savoring a blueberry pie

#20 Taste a local dish at one of our restaurants
List of restaurants open mid-season available at the Tourist Office.

And above all, we relax!

After this busy day, enjoy the bubble baths, the sauna, the hammam or a good massage at the Spa of Luzea…


  • Bike-park in Bareges open from June the 3rd
  • Parc animalier des Pyrenees in Argeles-Gazost: open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dungeon of Eagles in Beaucens: open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (shows at 3:15 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.)
  • Betharram caves: open every day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Lac de Gaube chairlift open from May 18
  • Hautacam leisure park (fun activities and explor’games) open during the weekends in May (Mountain toboggan exceptionally closed this spring)
  • Pic du Midi de Bigorre open since June the 1st
Tourist information book
Tourist information book
Hiking guide
Hiking guide