Pyrenean passes 1/2

This 230 km (4.5 hours) route has 8 passes, including the Col d'Aspin (1489 m), one of the most famous in the Pyrenees. Each of them promises a breath of fresh air and memorable moments.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Valmirande Castle(*)
  2. Saint Bertrand de Comminge
  3. Medous Caves(*)
  4. Mauvezin Castle(*)

(*) Please check the opening hours and booking possibilities.


1. Valmirande Castle: ​extravagant and sumptuous neo-Renaissance building, with its chapel, large flowerbeds and a park

2. Saint Bertrand de Comminge: an ancient Roman city that became a major pilgrimage site on the way to Compostela

3. Medous Caves: the richness of the concretions and the beauty of the underground river ensure that it has a high tourist value

4. Mauvezin Castle: built on a rocky spur, this superb fortress dominates the entire Toulouse-Bayonne route from its crenellated keep

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