Things to see & do nearby

Fun for kids

Playground and City Park: next to the fronton (pelota ball court)

Lunch outdoors

Picnic areas: next to the fronton and impasse du Poun (canoeing centre)

For a meal served at your table

Auberge de l’Abbaye Restaurant: near the Abbey
Phone: +33 (0)5 58 73 08 90 - www.auberge-de-labbaye40.fr

Outdoor sports

  • Canoeing centre: Impasse du Poun. Phone: +33 (0)6 10 61 79 02 - 2xaventures.com

  • Hiking: Niert path (5 km) and cliff & river path (8.3 km). Maps can be purchased at the Abbey’s reception area (Rando guide 5: série de 14 boucles en Pays d’Orthe et Arrigans – €2)

Exploring the PAYS D’ORTHE ET ARRIGANS

Misson, Labatut and Hastingues have discovery trails for everyone, with signs at each stage of the trail.

  • Labatut: A walk where you’ll learn about this Gascon village’s history and trivia. South of the village, the Lac des Glés (lake) is perfect for taking a break along the water.  Approx. 6 km. GPS coordinates: Lat: 43.551420, Long: - 0.984095
  • Misson: A walk in the forest where you’ll discover a park with hundred-year-old oak trees, a peat bog (wetland) of major environmental importance as well as an old mill placed in service in the 16th century and recently restored. 3 to 6 km. GPS coordinates: Lat: 43.586057, Long: - 0.961086
  • Hastingues: In the heart of this English Bastide built on a rocky promontory at the beginning of the 14th century, you’ll enjoy fantastic views overlooking the plains of the Gaves Réunis (confluence of two rivers). Approx. 1 km. GPS coordinates: Lat: 43.533563, Long: - 1.150682

Find out more: Pays d'Orthe et Arrigans Tourism Office 

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