Visit the EDF hydro engineering centre

at Pragnères

Discover the industrial heritage of the Gavarnie Valleys

• Where ?

Hamlet of Pragnères, near Gavarnie-Gèdre.

• For who ?

For everyone, also child.

• Bookings

Free visit - Duration 1h15
From July 8th to August 30th :
On-site registration
September and for french Christmas holidays :
By phone
For the groups : by phone
+33 (0)7 85 36 89 09

• When ?

From July 8th to August 30th :
Monday to Friday - 11am - 2.30pm - 4pm - 5.30pm
September and for french Christmas holidays :
Monday to Friday, starting at 2.30pm
Groups : Full year even July - August - from Monday to Friday

Visit the hydro engineering centre

Enjoy a guided visit and discover the industrial heritage of the Gavarnie Valleys and one of the most important hydro engeneering centre in the Pyrenees. Get to know the water production process, on the footsteps of the water dams builders.

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Put into use in 1954, the EDF hydro engeneering center of Pragnères is a part of a complex system in the heart of the Gavarnie Valleys. For this development, we can count 40 kilometers of galleries, 4 water dams, included the one of Cap de Long, and also 30 water intakes, a production centre and 2 pumping station.

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