Activities around your cottage in the Pyrenees

Just outside Eth Bordac Cycling, hiking, canoeing, swimming, tennis, golf, paragliding, MBT trails but also music Festivals, cultural heritage and wellness centers.

Mountain activities

At Eth Bordac we know the area like the back of our hand, and we can help you with everything you need. This includes advice for tailor-made journey just for you and your interests, maps, advice on gear and guides for the area. Join Pierre, or Julien, both local experts and qualified mountain guides and
you will discover so much that the mountains have to offer whether it’s for a day or a longer excursion.
Whatever your field of interest is, experience nature, folklore, architecture, cultural history, geology.


Summer, spring and autumn are definitely the best season’s to hike just a stone’s throw away from our home. Short day hikes or round trails, you don’t have to go far. There is a lot to explore here, and you have hidden gems on your doorstep when you’re staying at Eth Bordac. And best of all, it is all within reach!
Around Luchon, Cross country & Hiking enthusiasts can enjoy 400 km of prepared tracks and «unlimited» expedition possibilities. It is all there ,11 peaks over 3000m, : Boum, Maupas, Crabioules, Lezat, QuaÏrat, Spigeoles, Gourgs Blancs, Seil de la Baque, Portillon d’Oô, Royo & Perdighero.
On the south side, in the Catalan Pyrenees and Aragon discover the “Parc nacional de l’Alt Pirineu” ,  the “Parc nacional d’Aigüestortes”  and the “Parcs de l’Aragon”.

Famous climbs and mountain bike trails for cycling in the Pyrenees.

We have mountain bike trails for all levels and some of the most exceptional road cycling where you can discover the world famous cols and climbs of the Tour de France. Join Luchon Cycling & ride the mythical roads of the Tour de France and La Vuelta with an experimented local team.
For MBT lovers, 260km of sign posted circuits, from beginner’s trails to more challenging ones requiring solid skills. These are also accessible by the Luchon- Superbagnères gondola lift.

Check some of the mountain bike trails and routes right on our doorstep here in the Pays de Luchon and also circuits near the house.

Canyoning, rafting

If the water volume is not too important, you can take part in canyoneering in our Valleys or just hire a mountain guide for a round trail and discover the famous Spanish canyons of Aragon just 2 hours away from the house.


Grand Dièdre des Spijeoles, Quayrat, Besiberri Nord, Agulles d’ Amitges, Forcanada are some examples of famous climbs in the valleys of Luchon.

All you need for Wellness

Taking care of your body and soul could be another option! No more stress, just relax and enjoy a Sozen traditional Chinese massage with Sonia or the benefits of nature and hot springs with personalized care, jet showers, mud baths, sauna or Jacuzzis at Balnea Wellness center, Las Baronias de Lès or the Thermal baths of Luchon.

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Not to forget City life & Festivals

Those of us living in Cazeaux can reap the benefits of town and city life just a few kilometres away and all year round, and as you will be on Romanesque ground, do not forget to visit the cultural heritage.