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Friday, May 19, 2017

Must See Locations at Pau Pyrenees Tourism - 1 - France


Must See Locations at Pau:

-   The" Funiculaire " (cable cabins)

Over a hundred years old, the ballet of these recently restored cabins take you from the train station up to the Boulevard des Pyrenees effortlessly and for free, its old style charm makes it one of the most emblematic elements of heritage in Pau, which is used by over 450, 000 passengers each year.

 Mondays to Saturdays:          6.45 am to 9.40 pm (non-stop every 3 minutes)
Sundays and Bank holidays:   1.30 pm to 8.50 pm
No service on May 1st, December 25th and week-ends during the Grand Prix motor races.

-  Medieval City of Lscar

As the capital of Bearn in Gallo-roman times, Lescar is proud of its XI th century Cathedral.

Lescar A Breath of History

The first traces of human presence in Lescar and the surrounding area date back to 2500 B.C,.
Discover the origins of Bearn through a tour of a city rich in antique and medieval heritage, which
are the remains of our ancient history

- A passion for horses

The prestigious surroundings of the Haras de Gelos Stud Farm and its famous teams at the Domaine
de Sers, the second most important equestrian training centre in France, the race  course and its annual event or the Four Star International Concours Complet are many of the ways man can celebrate his most beautiful conquest.

The "Haras de Gelos" Stud Farm

Opened in the early XIX th century on the   orders of Napolean ist at Chateau Duplaa', the Haras de Gelos are one of the most beautiful sites of the famous national French equestrian institute, in a 13 hectare tree filled park, we offer you an equestrian universe.
During the guided tours, you will be able to contemplate the unique collection of hippo mobile cars, but also see the gorgeous reproductive studs of 10 different breeds, as well as rare crafts such as those of a Master Farrier and a Master Saddler.

When heritage meets modern life......

Beyond their exceptional historical and equestrian heritage, the Haras are also a wonderful location for cultural events when they fill with artists or exhibits.

Tel:   +33 5 59 35 06 52

W:   www.haras-bnationaux,fr

Treasures of holiday living

There are many gorgeous villas spread out all over the territory fro Billere to Bizanos. Eclectic and
daring, thee majestic buildings sometimes surrounded by their private parks open wide towards the Pyrenees. Their presence in the urban areas contributes to recreating the atmosphere of cosmopolitan life in the XIX th century....

A Passion for horses

The prestigious surroundings of the Harras de Gelos Stud Farm and its famous teams  at the Domaine de Sers, the second most important equestrian training centre in France, the race course and its annual event or the Four Star  International Concours Complet are many of the ways man can celebrate his most beautiful conquest.

The Palais Beaumont, Historical Congress Center

On the request of the wealthy foreign vacationers, a winter palace was created in 1900. Many times renovated, today it houses the casino and the congress centre, which is one of the most beautiful in Europe. Located in the city centre and facing the Pyrenees, it provides 8 500m2 for all types of events and may accommodate groups ranging from 7 to 750 participants, for congresses, seminars, meetings, exhibits, balls

Tel:   +33 5 59 11 20 00

Web:   www.pau.congress.com

















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