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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. Make Lac de Gaube part of your personalized Cauterets itinerary using our Cauterets trip itinerary planner.
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  • Hiked there early april with snow everywhere. We had hiking boots and that was fine. Hiked back via closed cable cars over ski slopes. Good fun!  more »
  • Walk, go for a huge pleasure except that when we did it was hidden under the ice and snow. This is to better prepare for the upcoming seasons colors go to meet him just at all seasons
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  • Walk on snowshoes to Lake gaube with a guide, really great medium difficulties of stunning landscapes, a ballad as close to nature with beautiful scenery
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