Welcome to the house of Mr and Me Massoc
The Pyrenean Piedmont
Happy holidays Baronnies in the Hautes-Pyrénées
Welcome to our cottage to Benque, in the heart of the Baronnies! We are in the Hautes-Pyrénées, between plain and mountain, in the Pyrenean foothills at an altitude of 335 metres. Remained on the margins of large tourist flows, this small country has kept its authenticity.
Do not look here the hustle and bustle of the Pyrenean resorts or a bustling animation. Here quietly come to relax and unwind in our cottage, quiet in a one hectare park, between the forest and the river.
Do you like hiking guide of walks and hikes will take you along, within the reach of all, from 1 hour to 4 hours walking from the cottage.
Do you like cycling, the great mythical passes of the Pyrenees are on your doorstep from the gite in bike. The col d'Aspin is 40 kilometres, the col du Tourmalet is 45 km, the col de Peyresourde is 45 kilometres, col D'aubisque is a little further away.
You like mountain biking, several courses from the gite in bike.
You want to relax and you back into shape, Aquensis invites you to discover all the pleasures of a thermal water in Bagnères de Bigorre 15 kilometres.
You love to visit the historical monuments, the Cistercian Abbey of Escaladieu in the commune of Bonnemazon, was founded in 1142, the castle of Mauvezin built in the 11th century by the counts of Bigorre and reconstructed by Gaston Fébus, await your visit.
You like heritage underground, the chasm of Esparros, 10 kilometres, is among the finest chasms with the beauty and the profusion of its concretions of aragonite, the caves of Labastide, 20 kilometres, a trip in time, our ancestors lived there 15000 years ago.
Do you like science, the Pic du Midi and its Observatory, 40 kilometres, visit to weather, mounted by cableway at 2877 m, grandiose views of the Pyrenees and the great South of the France.
You like the grandiose sites, the cirque de Gavarnie, 90 kilometres, inscribed by UNESCO World Heritage of mankind. Marian cited Lourdes, 40 kilometres, the grotto of the apparitions and its sanctuaries for you collect.
Do you like fishing, especially the trout fario in river fishing, torrents or in mountain lakes, you'll be spoiled for choice. The Arros River is 100 metres from the House.