The Green Route

of Gaves

On foot, biking, rollerblading or with a pushchair, discover
Argelès-Gazost valley along the old railway line.

Towns & Villages en route​

Lourdes | Lugagnan | Ger | Geu | Boô-Silhen | Ayzac-Ost | Argelès-Gazost | Lau-Balagnas | Saint-Savin | Adast | Pierrefitte-Nestalas

Permitted activities on the route

Running | Wheelchair | Walking | Roller skating | Road or mountain bike | All terrain bikes|

Length & surface​

18 km | Tarmac

Tourism and Handicap certified​

For all 4 handicaps on the Lourdes / Pierrefitte-Nestalas section.


Lourdes to Cauterets amidst peaceful scenery

On foot, biking, rollerblading or with a pushchair, discover the Argeles Gazost valley at your own pace via a resurfaced railway track.

All along this 18km tarmacked track, info boards inform you about the villages you pass through. The wealth of their heritage certainly deserves a visit! The green route has "Tourism and Disability" accreditation for for all four disabilities (motor, mental, auditory and visual) on the Lourdes / Pierrefitte-Nestalas section of the path. The section between Pierrefitte and Cauterets is not paved, it is accessible to pedestrians and mountain bikes only.

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