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Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

In the France of one hundred or so years ago Cauterets was one of the places to be seen. Here was a highly fashionable spa town where the well-heeled and well connected could travel to enjoy the famed thermal baths of the region. From Paris travellers came directly by train, […]

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The Best Thermal Spas In The Hautes-Pyrenees

The Best Thermal Spas In The Hautes-Pyrenees

The Hautes-Pyrenees has always been popular for thermal spas. In the 19th century, the region had some 30 hot spring spa resorts. A well-established tradition, royalty, politicians, and leading ‘faces’ of the day, including Victor Hugo and Edgar Degas, would travel for miles to ‘take the waters’. The Hautes-Pyrénées was a […]

by × April 23, 2019 × 0 comments