Illixo cottage is located in a magnificent spa town, in the foothills of the central Pyrenees and its high peaks, renowned ski runs, a few kilometers from the Spanish border.
Nor far from all amenities (market, shops, restaurants and bars), it fosters the discovery of a number of exciting cultural activities or places.
Lovers of hiking, wide open spaces, winter sports or even wanting to relax simply by contemplating the surrounding mountains from the garden: the Illixo cottage will respond to your needs.
Luchon is a very old town, one of the 1st French ski station. Very green, with its parks and gardens scattered between beautiful alleys or typical narrow streets, it offers the possibility of practicing both adventure and sliding sports, as well as a simple relaxation in peaceful and charming places, in the town or in the mountains.
Its cable car gives access to the Superbagnères ski station in summer and winter. Other amenities also provide access to the Peyragudes ski station.
Culturally rich and dynamic, with its Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions of the “Pays de Luchon”, the museum of Aeronautics, guided tours of old Luchon and the valley …, the city has great surprises in store for visitors. Over 600 events are held throughout the year.
The churches of the Larboust Valley have retained all their soul in small mountain villages. Adorned with medieval murals, they are worth a visit. Everyone will immediately be fascinated by the beauty of the landscapes encountered on the road. Between two passes, particularly famous thanks to the Tour de France, some villages are also the starting point for super walking for young and olders.
While driving or biking
Whether you come from the valley or from Spain, you will find some nuggets worthy of interest along the way, such as the authentic medieval village of Saint-Bertrand de Comminges, a hundred kilometers from Toulouse and thirty of Luchon or the city of Vielha in Spain which delights lovers of Spanish culture.
Le gîte Illixo
48, avenue Jean Jaurès
31110 Bagnères de Luchon
Tel.: +33 (0) 6 08 69 02 16