Activities and Leisures nearby the Château

Our situation, nestled in the Ossau valley, at the foot of the Pyrenees,  500 meters altitude, allows the performance of multiple outdoor activities.

Here is  a short list of Leisures and Activities available nearby the Château


Take advantage of the many suggestions of Hikes in the Ossau valley and other valleys around .These valleys are full of natural wonders that you will discover by following the hiking trail.

We particularly recommend the beautiful walk around the Ayous Lakes offering an unbelievable view over the Pic du Midi d'Ossau, also called the Jean Pierre by the locals.

Les lacs d'Ayous

A few kilometers awy the Aspe valley has also a lot to offer :

Discover the  Lescun Cirque Rock formations where you will contemplate the dolomitic peaks overlooking the houses of the old mountain village of Lescun, or the Chemin de Mâture, a steep path built on the cliff-side.


Torrents, rivers, mountain lakes, constructed water bodies ... The Pyrénées offer a fantastic selection of fthe best fishing spots.

The rivers are called Gave and are flowing through the 3 valleys (Ossau, Aspe, Baretous) to finally  merge into the Adour.

The Château de Druon is 500 meters from the Gave d'Ossau.

Pêche sur le gave d'Oloron

Different kind of fishing are available in  the region.

Fly fishing, Lakes fishing, Trout fishing, and in the mountain, multiple torrents and waterfalls with fast current make it an unforgettable experience

Cycling / Motor biking

Cycling the mythic Pyrénées around the legendary cols of the Tour de France :

L'Aubisque, Tourmalet, Soulor

And many others where you will find incredible circuits through rolling mountains and emerald green valleys and discover the pastoral traditions and their particular charms within a preserved nature

Horse riding

More than 130 km of bridle paths for horse riding available in Bearn-Pyrénées


The Pau Golf Club (30 minutes away from the Château), is the oldest club in continental Europe and the first open outside Great Britain. It is an 18-hole-golf course

Another Golf club is available with an 18-hole-course the Golf Blue Green de Pau Artiguelouve

Ourdoor / Climbing

Many natural climbing spots are nearby Sévignacq-Meyracq (less than 20 minutes drive) :Le Rocher d'Achary, le Rocher du Bouvier, la Fonderie, le Cirque d'Anglas, le Rocher Blanc...

Different outdoor activities are popular in the Pyrénées such as Canyoning, Speleology, Paragliding.


Different Sky resorts near the Château, in the Ossau valley.

Gourette and its modern equipments entirely re designed to make it one of the biggest station of the region.

Artouste with 14 pists and one snow cross pist on a ski area of 150 hectares

Le somport et Issarbe also famous for the Nordic Skying

Formigal, first and biggest Spanish Sky resort with its 140km skying slopes

Downhill canyoning

The Gave de Pau, Oloron, Aspe et Ossau are powerful rivers suitable for water sports such as Hydrospeed, downhill canyoning and Canoeing.

L'été Ossalois

L'été Ossalois, is a cultural program proposed by the Communauté de Communes of the Ossau valley during the summer period.

Turist Office

The Tourist Office of the Ossau Valley collects and lists all the activities and events of the Valley. Do not hesitate to go to their website: