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Skiing is an absolute dream

The best place in the world to ski - stunning scenery, no crowds, in expensive, amazing ski runs... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
George12456
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Perth, Australia
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On the way to the Port de Bucharo (7338 ft).

From Gavarnie you drive up the wonderfully twisty turney exposed D923 up to its very end, where... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
JBelmo
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28 Jul 2018
“Skiing is an absolute dream”
29 Oct 2015
“On the way to the Port de Bucharo (7338 ft).”
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The best place in the world to ski - stunning scenery, no crowds, in expensive, amazing ski runs for all levels of experience.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank George12456
Reviewed 29 October 2015

From Gavarnie you drive up the wonderfully twisty turney exposed D923 up to its very end, where there is a parking space facing a steep cliff to the south. This is the Col des Tentes. If you follow the trail to the northeast up the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

Too commercial... Avoid it.... Not a Natural Park, no public area where you can have a pick-nick. Horrible attitude of the restaurant owners if you try to have a stop outside of their restaurant. You can drive to Cirque de Tremousse in the same area,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank JackF32
Reviewed 21 July 2015

you drive up and up and the views as expected are quite beautiful, at the top there is a place to park and then you can walk a bit further till you really do feel on top of the world, anyone with height phobias, its...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

Gavarnie is the perfect place to learn to ski, it has quiet easy slopes and the longest green in the Pyrenees! Having said that, there are perfect blues for cruising, reds and blacks for the more experienced skier. All the staff there are friendly. The...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank MountainGirlGavarnie
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We wanted to experience skiing in a proper French ski resort without the masses of foreign tourists. After a good fall of snow they were very slow to get the pistes and lifts up and going again for weekday skiers and the town itself was...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Fredwick
Reviewed 3 January 2015

A lovely small ski station in the Atlantic Pyrennees region. There are only a handful of pistes so it's idealfir a few days you might get bored if you want to stay for a full week in the area and ski Gavarnie every day. Most...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Scott B
Reviewed 6 February 2013

for the last 7 years we go to the Pyrenees for our ski holidays, visiting relatives and enjoying the different ski resorts. This year weather conditions have been awfull, and when we went to Gavarnie on 21 January, the access road was a challenge, even...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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