This spectacular glacial valley in the heart of the Pyrenees is carpeted with lovely wild flowers and home to hundreds of rare birds.
Gascony & Gironde
Nature in Gascony and Gironde
Once a barren area of sand and marshland, this was planted with thousands of pine trees over a century ago and is now Europe’s greatest forest and a haven for wildlife. Pack yourself a picnic and enjoy a ramble or cycle ride.