What’s on

Waiting for le Tour de France on Col d'Aubisque

Waiting for le Tour de France on Col d’Aubisque

Thing to do and see

Track Days at Circuit Paul Armagnac, Nogaro (80km from Pyrénées Motorcycle Tours) www.circuit-nogaro.com

Track Days at Circuit Europeen, Pau-Arnos (80km from Pyrénées Motorcycle Tours) www.circuit-pau-arnos.fr

Historic Car Racing – Grand Prix de Pau:  (60km from Pyrénées Motorcycle Tours) 21st and 22nd May 2016

Le Tour de France 2016 in the Pyrénées Friday 8th July – stage 7 L’Isle – Jourdain to Lac De Payolle. Saturday 8th  July – Stage 8 Pau – Bagneres-de-Luchon .

Gliding over the mountain top, taken from Pic du Midi

Gliding over the mountain top, taken from Pic du Midi

Pélerinage des Motards de Lourdes Motorcycle Pilgrimage Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Lourdes, 18th and 19th June 2016.

Local markets: Bagneres de Bigorre; Saturdays. Tarbes, largest market in the Hautes-Pyrenees; Thursdays.  Argeles-Gazost; Tuesdays.

Skiing in the Pyrenees La Mongie – November to April – the largest ski resort in the French Pyrenees is only an hours drive in the winter (this allow time to put on your snow chains).  Also close by are Cauterets, St. Lary-Soulan, Superbagneres, Peyragudes, and Piau Engaly.

Festival Faites de la Musique:  Festival of music is held every year on 21st June, the date was chosen because it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.  Free live music is performed in the streets across France in most towns.

Festival de Country Music:  Mirande hold a Country Music festival every year during July, this is one of the largest country music festivals in the world. 2016 dates are 13th July to 17th July.

Open air music festivals in the Hautes Pyrenees are very popular.

Open air music festivals in the Hautes Pyrenees are very popular.

Festival Equestria, European festival of equestrian creativity:  An event not to be missed by horse lovers takes place in Tarbes from 19th July to 24th 2016, this is the 22nd anniversary of the event, more than 300 horses including the prestigious Anglo-Arab breed can be seen taking part.

Jazz in Marciac:  The medieval town of Marciac in South-West France hosts one of the world’s finest jazz festivals, 2016 dates for the 39th anniversary are 29th July – 15th August 2016.

Tarbes en Tango:  Close to the Spanish border, Tarbes celebrates a week of Tango, 20th to 28th August 2016.  The whole town joins in the music and dancing.

One of the many stalls you will find at Bagneres de Bigorre market held every Saturday.

One of the many stalls you will find at Bagneres de Bigorre market held every Saturday.

Visit Pic du Midi:  Pic du Midi can be seen from Relais des Motards – Pyrénées Motorcycle Tours, there are routes to either walk to the summit from Col du Tourmalet or take a cable car from La Mongie and is open all year round weather permitting.

Please keep visiting this page as we will update it when we find other events that may be of interest.