The Rough Guide Snapshot to the Pyrenees is the ultimate travel guide to this craggy mountainous region, and also includes coverage of the beguiling Basque country. It guides you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive accounts 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 on the charming Petit Train Jaune and exploring dramatic Cathar castles in the Corbières. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you have the most memorable possible, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from The Rough Guide to France, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the country, including transport, food, drink, costs, health and festivals.
Also published as part of The Rough Guide to France.
Full coverage: Bayonne, Biarritz, St Jean-de-Luz, Parc National des Pyrénées, Pau, Lourdes, Tarbes, Vallée d’Aspe, Vallée d’Ossau, Gave de Pau, Cauterets, Gavarnie and its cirque, Barèges, Luchon, Vallée de l’Ariege, Montségur, Vallée de l’Aude, Cathar castles, Perpignan, The Têt valley
(Equivalent printed page extent 102 pages).