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Beautiful hike up from Cauterets to Lac de Gaube

This is a beautiful, albeit long, hike up from Cauterets to Pont d'Espangna and, if so desired, Lac... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Richard L
Great Day Out

Starting from Les Railliers the footpath climbs slowly but surely along side a spectacular river... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
john h
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Quillan, France
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5 Jul 2018
“Beautiful hike up from Cauterets to Lac de Gaube”
20 Jun 2018
“Great Day Out”
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

When we went in early June the waterfalls were magnificent and powerful. Before going I tried to find out how long it takes to walk up this path and had some trouble finding a definitive answer. It takes a long time as it is all...More

6  Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 5 August 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is a beautiful, albeit long, hike up from Cauterets to Pont d'Espangna and, if so desired, Lac de Gaube. we did it during the peak of the wildflower bloom and were blessed with a mostly sunny day, so particularly beautiful.

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Starting from Les Railliers the footpath climbs slowly but surely along side a spectacular river with numerous waterfalls. The path is extremely rocky and you need to watch your step while walking. Tio look at the scenery stop, then look. Not suitable for very young...More

4  Thank john h
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is a great little hike, one amazing view and waterfall after the other. Great photo opportunities too!

4  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Impressive water falls, water falls seem to abound in the area, which considering that there had apparently been little if any rain over the past four months. I'm sure that after a normal rainfall situation the falls would be fantastic, this time they were still...More

2  Thank William W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The walk back from the lake to the base is exciting and the waterfalls add to the excitement even though at time you can only hear them

1  Thank SDS72611
Reviewed 24 June 2016

When we went in early June the waterfalls were magnificent and powerful. Before going I tried to find out how long it takes to walk up this path and had some trouble finding a definitive answer. It takes a long time as it is all...More

6  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is a relatively easy walk, good for most any day. We walked the trail on a rainy/misty day, which made the rushing waterfalls even more spectacular. The walk provides views that aren't accessible from the road. Downside is having to walk the same route...More

2  Thank Dawn D
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