Lovely hotel situated in Bareges which is a good central location for hiking or cycling the Pyrenees. Rob and Rachel, the owners, are Brits which is great if you are not very skilled in French. The rooms are simple, with ensuite available, and their weekly price is a bargain with breakfast and dinner included. Rachel is a closet vegetarian, and I stayed two weeks and never had the same vegetarian entrée twice. Dinner is three course; salad, entrée, and desert. Wine available. Their package price for a guided hiking vacation is also one of the best prices I have seen for guided hiking. It is great if you don't have a car because they drive you to and from some great hiking locations. I have attached some pictures of the hikes. They also pick you up and drop you off at the local airport in Lourdes. I didn't do any cycling myself, but many cyclists stayed there to ride the famous cols of the Tour de France with Rob.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Les Sorbiers is a fine period Napoleonic building in the heart of the village of Bareges, which we have sympathetically restored and modernised to the level expected of high quality family run hotels throughout the Pyrenees. Rob and Rachel Williamson are Classically french trained Chefs and Hoteliers offering specialist multi-activity holidays in the French Pyrenees we offer value for money cycling and mountain biking holidays, along with walking holidays and multi-activity, wildlife and birding holidays in the summer. Our winter skiing holidays offer the best skiing in the largest ski resort in the French Pyrenees. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Les Sorbiers Hotel