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The French Pyrenees

John Sturrock

The French Pyrenees

by John Sturrock

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9653843M
    ISBN 100571137415
    ISBN 109780571137411

    The Treaty of the Pyrenees (French: Traité des Pyrénées, Spanish: Tratado de los Pirineos) was signed on 7 November to end the – war between France and Spain, a war that was initially a part of the wider Thirty Years' was signed on Pheasant Island, a river island on the border between the two countries which has remained a French-Spanish condominium since the treaty. The GR10 Trail book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Guide to walking the long-distance GR10 across the Pyrenees from Atlantic t /5(3).

    Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book. Dismiss. French Pyrénées France. Save French Pyrénées to your lists Saint-Lary-Soulan, Hautes-Pyrenees. The price is $ per 22 - Jun 23 Check prices in French Pyrénées for tonight, Jun 22 - Jun 23 Tomorrow night Jun 23 - Jun 24 Check prices in. Pyrenees High Route (HRP) Hiking Guide for JUMP TO: PROS & CONS / ITINERARIES / COMPARISON WITH GR10 & GR11 / CAMPSITES & HUTS / WHEN TO GO / MAPS & GUIDEBOOKS / ANIMALS / WHAT TO PACK The Pyrenees High Route (Haute Route Pyrénées, HRP) is a long distance hiking trail that follows the mountainous divide along the French-Spanish border.

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The French Pyrenees by John Sturrock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Spiking the skyline for km along the Franco-Spanish border, the snow-dusted Pyrenees offer a glimpse of France’s wilder side. This serrated chain of peaks contains some of the country's most pristine landscapes and rarest wildlife, including endangered species such as the griffon vulture, izard (a type of mountain goat) and brown bear.

The highest point in the Pyrenees is the Pico d'Aneto which lies in the Ordesa national Park in Spain. With most valleys in the French Pyrenees running south-north, east-west routes involve numerous mountain passes at altitudes of over metres, very popular with cyclists. This book chronicles the hiking adventure of two Englishmen on their coast-to-coast trek along the French Pyrenees on the GR10 trail.

I wasn't sure I was going to finish this book due to the frequent mention of the author's bowels and slow start. Was this going to be another memoir marked by naval-gazing mundanity?/5.

Campsites in the French Pyrénées. If you like mountain camping you can't go wrong with a campsite in the French Pyrénées. Although the peaks may not be as high as the Alps, the Pyrenees pack a punch in comparison and are often much quieter, especially in high season.

Many walking and mountain biking trails criss-cross the French Pyrenees with gradients to suit all fitness levels. But there are also a handful of classic routes which need to be mentioned. First is the GR 10, which runs parallel to the border for over km, pretty much the length of the range, and connects the Atlantic with the Med.

The The French Pyrenees book mountains separate the countries of France and Spain. Jagged and stunning, these peaks rise to o feet (3, meters) above sea level. There is a remoteness to this area that we really love. It still sees plenty of tourism, however The French Pyrenees doesn’t see as nearly as much tourism as the Alps or other parts of Europe.

That’s surprising, as there French Pyrenees are stunning. We decided to embrace the small, quaint, alpine feel that the French Pyrenees provides. The Rough Guide toThe Pyrenees is the most comprehensive handbook to this glorious region, covering both sides of the range from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean.

From lush meadowland, snow-clad peaks and canyons of sinuously sculpted rock to alluring resorts, the full-colour section introduces all of the regions s: 7. Parallel Lives: Four Seasons in the French Pyrenees Kindle Edition by Jennifer Andrewes (Author) Format: Kindle Edition.

out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle, 3 August Reviews: 4. Hotel-Café du Trinquet is located in Cambo-les-Bains, on the edge of the river La Nive and mi from the train station.

Extremely clean, all modern comfort (to the extent of motion sensor lights in the hallways!) in a charming typical basque house, perfectly located in the heart of the town and very close to many beautiful villages of the area.

Guidebook to the GR10, a km trek across the French Pyrenees from Hendaye on the Atlantic Coast to the Mediterranean coast at Banyuls-sur-Mer.

Described in day stages of km, the route can be completed in its entirety, usually in around 45 days, or in shorter sections using the bus and rail links found throughout the Pyrenees.4/5(13). Parallel Lives book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Increasingly dissatisfied with the humdrum routine of corporate life, /5(3). Encompassing the summits of the Pyrenees and Lot, between Gers and the foothills of the Massif Central in Aveyron, the Midi-Pyrénées region allies several areas, alternating the colours of the South and the Occitan accent, with a mountain atmosphere thrown in.

Nature is grandiose here: the Cirque de Gavarnie, Néouvielle Massif and Pic du Midi de Bigorre peak at around 3 m. Elsewhere, the. The Rough Guides Snapshot France: the Pyrenees is the ultimate travel guide to this mountainous region, and also includes coverage of the beguiling Basque country.

It leads you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from surfing big waves in Biarritz and inspecting pre-historic paintings in the Ariège valley to taking a trip Reviews: 2. The French Pyrenees only make up some of the overall Pyrenees, with Spain and Andorra also part of the terrain.

This means there is a wide cross-section of cultures and communities nearby, from the big city of Toulouse, to the principality of Andorra, to the villages of rural Northern Spain. Injournalist Rosemary Bailey and her husband were traveling in the French Pyrenees when they fell in love with, and subsequently bought, a ruined medieval monastery, surrounded by peach orchards and snow–capped peaks.

Traces of the monks were everywhere—in the frescoed 13th–century chapel, the buried crypt, and the stone arches of /5(20). The Pyrenees, that great barrier between France and Spain which rises to well over 3, metres and stretches for kilometres from the blustery Atlantic to the sun-drenched Mediterranean, offers a scenic and cultural variety unmatched by other European mountain ranges.

Peter Cossins lives on the French side of the Pyrenees mountains. He’s currently crowdfunding to publish a book on the area A Cyclist’s Guide to the Mountains: The Pyrenees. A book list to help inspire your trip to the Pyrenees, a home of accessible peaks, long distance walks, adventure sports and a mecca for the outdoor lifestyle, summer and winter.

the Pyrenees serve up a half Spanish, half French dish worthy of any mountain menu. Guidebook to the GR10, a km trek across the French Pyrenees from Hendaye on the Atlantic Coast to the Mediterranean coast at Banyuls-sur-Mer. Described in day stages of km, the route can be completed in its entirety, usually in around 45 days, or in shorter sections using the bus and rail links found throughout the Pyrenees/5(11).

Hiking across the French Pyrenées on the GR The GR10 is one of France’s most challenging hiking path. It goes through the Pyrenees, the mountain range at the border between France and Spain from Atlantic Ocean to Mediterranean Sea.

Far from big cities and major roads, the French Pyrenees remains an authentic and wild destination in France.A trip to the French Pyrenees is a lovely holiday, no matter what you’re after. This mountain range is in the SW corner of France and straddles the border with Spain, separating the main continent of Europe and the Iberian Peninsula.

With peaks reaching over m, the options for adventure here are endless.ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: ix, pages, [8] pof plates: 1 map.