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The Pic du Midi

Exceptional destination of tourism in high mountains

The most beautiful view of the Pyrenees is undeniably from the Pic du Midi, at an altitude of over 2,877 metres. Recognized “Major Site” of Occitanie, it is an exceptional destination of tourism in high mountains. With its 600m² of terraces, a 360° panorama is offered to you: the Pyrenees mountain range, the great plains of south-west France, you can even see the foothills of the Massif Central in clear and ideal weather.

From where we are, in the heart of the Pyrenees, the Pic du Midi is visible from all over the place, it’s like the local Eiffel Tower, in a way!

As you go up by cable car departing from The Mongie which is at the foot of the famous Col du Tourmalet, the visitors discover little by little, landscapes that are gradually unveiled until reaching the apotheosis that some people find on the “pontoon in the sky” that gives the impression of walking on the clouds, a unique experience.

Beyond this breathtaking view, the Pic du Midi, an observation site since 1880, also offers Europe’s highest museographic space.
The Pic du Midi is also popular in winter for freeride downhill skiing and in summer for downhill mountain biking.

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