hiking in the Pyrenes mountains

Things to do and see

The Barousse valley is in the heart of the superb Comminges area with many attractions and tourist sites very close to Maison Cadet.

Touristic information will be given to you according to your taste, as well as for sightseeing, sport, or unusual like eventually the visit of a stringed-instrument maker’s workshop :

In the Valley , not to be missed;

Near to the Barousse valley;


The Barousse Valley is a great starting point for leisurely walks through the lower villages and woodlands. You have direct access to high altitude hikes in the mountains to lakes and summits with expansive views.

For cyclists, riders will appreciate the challenging slopes of Port de Balès, made famous by the Tour de France. There are many options with a network of small quiet roads or off-road tracks for mountain biking.

Fishing, hunting and mushrooming are very popular activities in season. For the more energetic, there is horse riding, rafting, kayak, adventure sports with accro-branches at pyrénées-Ho available.

In the Winter you can ski in various nearby ski resorts; Mourtis, Bagnères de Luchon with SuperbagnèresPeyragudes, Bourg d’Oueil ou Baqueira in the Val d’Aran.

Snow shoeing can be enjoyed from the village, nearby in the surrounding mountains or in the ski resorts.Your host, Marie-Cécile regularly enjoys hiking or snow shoeing and will be more than happy to share with you some of the best places to go.

After skiing, possibility to relax at the thermal pool and spa of Les in Spain or natural vaporium in Bagnères de Luchon.