Located at the gateway to the Pyrenees National Park, Cauterets Pont d’Espagne is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and many waterfalls. You can enjoy a serene and peaceful ride on the Gaube chairlift up to the lake. From here you can see the impressive silhouette of the Vignemale, highest peak in the French Pyrenees (3,298m).
The Pont d’Espagne is renowned for its array of waterfalls which you can admire in both summer and winter.
Located 5 minutes’ walk from the car park.
Discover the Lac de Gaube and its emerald green waters, easily accessible thanks to the chairlift in just 15 mins walk or by the GR10 from the Pont d’Espagne car park, in 1h15 walk.
Extravagance awaits you!
The golden age of hydrotherapy began in the nineteenth century, visitors flocked to partake of the thermal waters during their stay. Because the thermal water of Cauterets left a sulphur taste in the mouth afterwards, doctors recommended people to suck on a sweet to remove the taste. This is how the berlingot, a delicacy from the sixteenth century, became a favourite of the first spa town during the nineteenth and twentieth century. No less than ten factories were packed into this little town. Today, the streets of Cauterets are surrounded by the delicious sweet smell of confectionery freshly made by the hands of local craftsmen.
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