Weekend getaway with children in the Pyrenees

Escaping for a weekend to the mountains is synonymous with disconnecting in contact with nature. Forget the worries of day to day and breathe fresh air: an ideal option for a getaway with children.

Have you already been to the French Pyrenees? The towns of this cross-border territory are full of charm, the landscapes will take your breath away, and the campsites in this region will provide the extra that your holidays with children need. Let's take a look at some of the best campsites in the French Pyrenees and why we recommend them to travel with children.

Camping International

In the town of Luz Saint-Sauveur you will find Camping International 4 * , a family campsite with high quality services, ideally located to discover the region. One of the advantages of this campsite is its aquatic area, as it has numerous heated pools, including the children's pool and the play pool with water jets. It also has a slide for the funniest moments and a Jacuzzi for the most exceptional moments. Here you will undoubtedly collect unforgettable memories, since the entire aquatic area benefits from dreamlike views over the mountains. On the other hand, although the campsite has activities and animations for children, the establishment values ​​and favors the tranquility of the campers, making it a very good option if you are looking for a peaceful weekend getaway.

Camping Yelloh! Village Le Lavedan

Not far from here, in the town of Argelès-Gazost, you will find Camping Yelloh! Village Le Lavedan 4 * . In the heart of the French Pyrenees National Park, this Camping is located just 15km from Lourdes, a place that you should not miss during your getaway. Here you will discover the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, a place of pilgrimage of world relevance, and places of natural interest such as Lake Lourdes, where you can practice kayaking, paddle boarding, etc. We highlight of this campsite the varied offer of activities for both children and adolescents. Various leisure facilities, such as the children's playground, the inflatable castle or the children's pool, but also animations such as treasure hunts, crafts or sports activities.

Camping la Bourie

Another very good option for your weekend getaway in the French Pyrenees is Camping la Bourie 3 * . Located in Hèches, we highlight this campsite for the activities of discovery of the environment that they propose for children and adolescents. You can, for example, book a canoe trip on the Neste River, which surrounds the campsite, or opt for a bicycle excursion that departs from the campsite. All this, without forgetting that the establishment has facilities for children such as the playing fields or the heated swimming pool. From here you can also discover exceptional places such as the Gouffre d'Esparros, a cave that will leave the whole family speechless, or the Labastide Prehistoric Space, where many recreational and educational activities are carried out for children.

Pic du Midi de Bigorre viewpoint

The three campsites will allow you to easily access the most beautiful places in the Pyrenees National Park, such as the Gavarnie circus, the top of Pic du Midi (very close to Camping International) or the incredible high mountain lakes. Also, many places of interest are just a short walk from your campsite. We highlight the Parc Animalier des Pyrénées, near the Camping du Lavedan, the vestiges of the Château de Montoussé, near the Camping la Bourie, or the historical heritage of Luz Saint-Sauveur, such as the Saint André Church, near the Camping International.