On a group ride, a duo or alone, Luz is a favourite destination for bikers who love to stop off in our motor bike refreshment stops.
3 mythic pass
1 hotel “Relais Motards”
1 dedicated car park in the center of the village
2 gas stations
1 tourist office open 7 days a week
ROADS IN THE VALLEY
From the col du Tourmalet to the switch backs of Luz Ardiden, from the Gavarnie Cirque UNESCO World Heritage site to the more secret landscapes of Troumouse, head out on an adventure and discover the “Pays Toy” Country.
Our roadtrip idea
BASE CAMP : LUZ-SAINT-SAUVEUR
DAY 1 : Gavarnie
Departure in the morning from Luz-Saint-Sauveur to the Cirque de Gavarnie (19.6km).
We drop off our motorbike in the dedicated car park next to the Tourist Office.
After a short walk on the Chemin du Cirque, we marvel at these snow-capped peaks while having lunch on one of the village terraces.
Then, we take the road again towards Gèdre then to the Cirque d’Estaubé and the Gloriettes dam, a lake located at an altitude of 1668m (14.5km).
From the parking lot of the dam, a pretty loop allows you to go around the lake in less than an hour – Provide walking shoes
Return to the village of Luz-Saint-Sauveur for a moment of relaxation in the Luzéa baths or with a massage on a water bed – Treatments to be booked in advance
At the end of the day, we enjoy local drinks on the Luz-Saint-Sauveur terraces and play extra time in one of the many restaurants in the village.
BOOK YOUR TREATMENT AT LUZÉA
JOUR 2 : Ascent of Luz Ardiden and Col du Tourmalet
From the village of Luz-Saint-Sauveur, we take the road of Luz Ardiden.
On the way up: a short break for breakfast at the tea room in the charming village of Sazos.
We continue our ascent to the station of Luz Ardiden, where we can admire the Caperette peak and the sheep on the Aulian side of the station of Luz Ardiden.
On the way down, a stopover in the pretty flowery village of Grust is a must, in order to admire the charm of the Pyrenean perched villages and the bird’s-eye view of the valley.
Midday : lunch on the terrace under the sun in the center of the village of Luz-Saint-Sauveur – Motorbike parking in front of the Tourist Office
After a good digestive break, let’s take the road again to the Col du Tourmalet – A photographer is present at the arrival of the Col du Tourmalet to immortalize this beautiful moment
We continue our way on the La Mongie side, to go up by cable car to the Pic du Midi and enjoy a night at the top to admire the celestial vault – Night to be booked well in advance
A night at the Pic du Midi
Lively life on the terrace, the atmosphere of street concerts, and the warmth of summer evenings make Luz-Saint-Sauveur a lively and festive village.
Click on the GPS points to learn more about the strategic points
Biker bars and terraces
Balneotherapy and massages
In the heart of the valley, Luz-Saint-Sauveur is full of small settings with Pyrenean charm in which to curl up, after beautiful days of discovery.
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