Grand Hotel Vignemale

Chemin du Cirque, Gavarnie, Midi-Pyrénées, 65120, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $205.00
 

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AVALANCHE!

A travel blog entry by tc-mike-travels

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Wednesday May 18, 2011 GAVARNIE and the HAUTS PYRENNEES

A little bit of shopping, and we are off to the Hauts Pyrennes! More back roads, but now the Basque villages are beginning to disappear, and we are climbing. More and more forests, up over mountain crests, back down into valleys, and then back up again.

One memorable road …

Gabas to Gourette

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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... up and down to get there, but when we reached the lake it was worth it. The weather remained interesting, sun one minute, thick fog the next. We took some pictures and had a delicious lunch on the edge of the lake. We had bought bread sticks, meat, lettuce and tomato as most meals here do not have many fresh vegetables with them. A long descent returned us to the village (no chairlift this time) where we met one of ...

Refuge Ayous to Gabas

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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... longer there...After the first initial panic we made a systematic search which determined they were really not there. This was a very major problem as we were in remote mountain country with no possibility of buying boots anywhere. The lady in charge (Francois) said she had an idea of who might have taken them, and also where they had gone. She asked all the people who had not left yet which boots were theirs, and so determined there was a pair of boots left over. ...

The rain in Spain didn't stay on the plain!

A travel blog entry by startrailers

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... pitch we found a bonus - good free wifi. the bad news is that the weather forecast is for rain for the foreseeable future!
We are not used to this - other than isolated storms we don't do rain!
We have made an executive decision - back down the gorge and France here we come!
The weather there is showery, but at least its better than here. The only alternative is back into deep ...

Thunder in the mountains

A travel blog entry by startrailers

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... all sides, the Sierra de la Demanda on the right(S) and the Cantabrian mtns on the left (N) We saw hundreds of Pilgrims on the way. As we got nearer to Logrono we moved into the Rioja wine producing area. The road was fantastic, in fact in places they were still building it!
One thing we have noticed on the Spanish Autovias is ...

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This hotel, located on Chemin du Cirque, Gavarnie, is near Mount Perdu.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Vignemale Gavarnie

    Reviewed by tc-mike-travels

    beautiful

    Reviewed May 18, 2011
    by (25 reviews) San Mateo , United States Flag of United States

    warm wlecome...beautiful old building...staff is eager to please....BEAUTIFUL spot...

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Vignemale Gavarnie

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent