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Quality French Holiday Farmhouse,  Affordable Prices

Excellent access to the Atlantic coast and Pyrenees mountains, with outstanding natural beauty to be explored along very quiet roads and walking routes. The climate here is excellent summmer daytime high average of just under 30C, and still usually about 18-20C at beginning of November.
THE NEAREST TOWNS:
  • Historic MONEIN with its fabulous  church and old market place (5 mins)
  • NAVARRENX ancient walled bastide (10 mins)
both provide restaurants, local shops, supermarkets and banks

 ANCIENT TOWNS on the Chemin de St Jacques de Campostelle route:

  • PAU with its elegant boulevards (25min), Pyrenees views, ancient chateau quarter with many vibrant cafes & restaurants

  • Jaca in SPAIN (1.5 hours)ancient citadel town, lots of restaurants

  • LOURDES (1 hour)

  • PYRENEES national park (50 mins)

  • ATLANTIC COAST with resorts - BIARRITZ for swimming & surfing - fishing port of ST JEAN DE LUZ(1 hour)

  • Caves at Betharram- amazing underground cave system, includes train & 'boat' , great for both children & adults ( 1 hour)

  • Le petit trein at Artouste highest train line in Europe actually in National Park

ACTIVITIES such as
 
CYCLING, GOLF , FISHING  , whitewater RAFTING , WALKING , Wine Route, Cheese Route

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Le Petit trein in the National Park


 



  • EVENTS IN 2015

    January- Skiing & Horse racing incl Grand Prix
    February- Skiing & Horse Racing incl Grand Cross
    March - Skiing. Fishing season starts
    May 17-19 - Pau Grand Prix Street race Formula 3 
    May 23/24- Historique Grand Prix at Pau
    June 21- Mid summer music festival PAU

    June (last week TBC) - Oloron Jazz Festival
    July 14 - Salmon festival Navarrenx
    July 13-15 Tour de France in Pau
    Jul 30-Aug 14- Marciac International Jazz Festival
    August 1 st w/e- Monein Wine Festival
    September - Fly fishing season closes mid-month
    October 21-25  Pau Horse International 3 Day Event
    December- Jurancon Vineyard Open weekend & Skiing

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Skiing at La Pierre St Martin (1 hour). Open Dec - end of March.

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White water rafting from Navarrenx (less than 10 mins away)

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Bric-a-brac hunting