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What to do near Clos Mirabel?

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Things to do all year round
The little town of Jurançon is 3 kms away from Clos Mirabel. There are numerous local bakers, butchers, a greengrocer, a supermarket, weekly market, churches, chemists, 2 doctors’ surgeries and a dentist. There are 2 cafes and 2 restaurants.

The much larger city of Pau is just a few minutes drive, it is ideal for shopping, eating out and visiting historic sites.

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Guided Tours of Pau and the Surrounding Areas
Guided tour of central Pau

Family Favourites
Go on a Train ride through the Pyrénées or Vist the local caves at Béthérram which includes a boat trip and train ride! In Pau you can have fun at the local Olympic sized pool with indoor and outdoor facilities. If you are looking for a family adventure why not try Treetop climbing and rope slides – suitable for all ages. There is lots of fun to be had at lake Baudreix including Water skiing, water slides and beach.

Wine Tasting and Visits to Vineyards
Jurançon is a celebrated wine-producing region specialising in dry and sweet white wine. Clos Mirabel is perfectly located for visits to local vineyards and wine tasting. Local places to visit include :

Cyclists are welcome at Clos Mirabel. We are able to provide secure parking for bikes and a maintenance workshop.
To hire a bike locally
For a guide to cycle routes from professional to fair-weather cyclists

Water Sports
If you are looking for adventure then Rafting and Canyoning are fun and challenging activities for individuals and families.
Kayaking – Pau Canoe Kayak

Spa and Relaxation
If you are looking to be pampered we recommend

Day Trips
Popular day-trips include:
Bilbao – Musée Guggenheim

Winter Breaks
From Clos Mirabel, you can easily take the local coach or drive to the mountains and enjoy a day in the snow, downhill or cross country skiing or simply go up in the ski lift and play in the snow. We are located 1 hour from Gourette our nearest ski station.

Skiing: Downhill and Cross Country, Snowshoeing
La Pierre-St-Martin
Ski de fond

Pau Golf Club 1856, 10 min. from Clos Mirabel
Pau Artiguelouve Golf Club, 10 min. from Clos Mirabel
Lourdes Golf Club
Atlantic coast, 11 golf courses 1 hour away from Clos Mirabel

Mountain Walks – Mountaineering and Hiking

Guided summertime family hike, become a shepherd for the day
Family hike, children can ride and guide donkeys and meet herds of cows and sheep on the Maria-Blanca farm
Discover the joys of Snowshoes and enjoy a winter walk at Gourette and at the Aubisque pass, in the Ossau Valley with local Mountain Guides.
Balades en raquettes à Gourette et au col de l’Aubisque, en Vallée d’Ossau

Pyrénées National Parc official site
Balades dans les Pyrénées
Balades en Vallée d’Ossau
Cie des Guides des Pyrénées
Philippe Padelli’s Blog

Horse Riding
Centre équestre Basacle
Ferme équestre La Forge
Centre équestre Cheval Détente des Berges du Gave

Les Bruyères
Billère Tennis Club
Academie Pau Pyrenees
Tennis de la Vallée, 36 rue Magendie, 64110 Gelos tel. : +33 (0)5 59 06 53 86
Tennis Club Jurançonnais, avenue G. Guynemer, 64110 Jurançon tel. : +33 (0)5 59 06 31 50

Guide de pêche pyrénées
Évasion pêche

Hot Air Balloon Trip from Clos Mirabel
Sud Ouest Montgolfière

Annual Events
Le Tour de France
Grand Prix Automobile de Pau
Grand Prix Automobile Historique de Pau
Concours Complet International ****
Hippodrome de Pau: Steeplechase and Meetings

Local Tourism Websites
Discover Béarn Pyrénées – Guide du Béarn
Pau Pyrénées Tourisme
Pau airport
Pau tourist information
Pyrénées Online
Hippodrome de Pau
Casino de Pau