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21 February 2024  |  Sports and leisure

Pyrenees Thermal Resorts

A popular place for vacationers is the Pyrenees, this majestic mountain range that stretches between France and Spain. They are home to breathtaking landscapes, but also thermal treasures renowned throughout the world. These spa resorts, nestled in the heart of green valleys or perched at altitude, offer a unique experience of relaxation and well-being, far from the tumult of daily life.

Ax-les-Thermes: The Well-being destination

Nestled in the Ariège valley, Ax-les-Thermes is a popular destination for lovers of well-being and relaxation. Its thermal waters are renowned for being sulfurous and bicarbonate with benefits for rheumatism and dermatological problems. Between hot outdoor baths and spa treatments, visitors leave refreshed and revitalised.

Amélie-Les-Bains: Thermal Chain of the Sun

The Amélie-Les-Bains thermal baths are Roman thermal baths, classified as Historic Monuments. Nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees, a few kilometers from the Mediterranean, the resort benefits from a microclimate with pure air. There you will find hyperthermal water that gushes out between 44°C and 62°C, beneficial for treating rheumatic and respiratory conditions.

Cauterets: Harmony between Mountain and Well-being

Located in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park, the spa resort of Cauterets seduces with its exceptional natural setting. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and lush forests, Cauterets offers a break of gentleness and rejuvenation. Spa guests can enjoy various thermal treatments, ranging from rheumatology to dermatology, in a preserved environment.

Bagnères-de-Bigorre thermal baths

The thermal baths are nestled in the heart of the city at an altitude of 550 meters at the foot of the Pic du Midi. In the Hautes-Pyrénées a few kilometers from the legendary Aspin and Tourmalet passes, the spa resort offers an idyllic setting to recharge your batteries while treating rheumatological conditions, respiratory problems or even psychosomatic disorders. Its calcium and magnesium sulfate waters, rich in trace elements, flow at a temperature of 50°C.

Argelès thermal baths on Gazost

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at the gates of the Pyrenees National Park, the Argelès-Gazost thermal establishment is sometimes called “little Nice”. Located between Lourdes and the Cirque de Gavarnie, its flowers, palm trees and fountains make it an ideal place to relax for spa guests. The property of the waters: The waters are sodium chlorosulfurized and these make it possible to treat venous conditions, the respiratory tract and lymphedema. Located at an altitude of 460m, the town benefits from a microclimate and slightly dominates the Gave de Pau valley.

Luz-Saint-Sauveur thermal baths

The thermal baths of Luz-Saint-Sauveur, placed on a balcony overlooking the gorges of the Gave de Pau, offer a superb panorama of the lights of the Luz valley. Their exceptional environment, in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park, makes it a tourist destination with multiple attractions. The treatment spaces are part of an architecture where Napoleonic history and modernity combine, creating a majestic decor designed for your well-being.

Saint-Lary Soulan thermal baths

These thermal baths, the latest additions to the Pyrenees, created at the end of the 1980's, combine comfort and technicality, with the blessing of sulphurized waters with analgesic and anti-inflammatory action. The Saint-Lary thermal center is a resort of the Valvital group.

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Amélie Roca

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