Lac de Gaube, Cauterets

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The turquoise-blue waters of Lac de Gaube are surrounded by intensely beautiful Pyrenean peaks over 2,000 m (6,560 ft) above sea level. Getting to the lake is an adventure in itself. First, park your car in the free parking lot, then ride the green cable car from Puntas to the Clot plateau. Next, ride the chairlift up to the lake. If you prefer to walk, hike for an hour on the trail that starts at the foot of the bridge. The trail is also enjoyable by horseback; horse rentals are available in town. The top end of the valley leading to the lake is closed off by the north face of Vignemale, the culmination of France's border with Spain. Using our international travel planner, Cauterets attractions like Lac de Gaube can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Very nice ride one hour approximately from the parking lot to the Lake. The first 25 minutes of ascent are rough then much more easy with to the arrival the spectacular lake views. The road leading of footbridge at the bridge of Spain is great adventure with beautiful waterfalls
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  • A complete and unforgettable experience. We use transport to get to the last section we did walk down to the Lake. There a spectacular day, we ate under an umbrella next to the Lake a great meal, good price and good quantity. Then the way down through a spectacular road, roots and stones were precious drawings. Which rose so much, not enjoyed it jajajajaja, but lowered chulisima.
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  •  I feel that the Lake you can walk easily, lift, etc.. Top bunch of binumard I'm halfway, as hiking just halfway. Also omitted if no time was as good as it feels.
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