Discover the Basque Country

Sports activities and leisure activities

We are situated in the outposts of Pyrenees, right in the heart of mountain and in the middle of fields.
It is the ideal place for quiet and resort holiday. Around our place, you will find numerous sports activities and leisure activities to spend a pleasant weekend in the Basque Country. But our house lends itself so very well to the rest if you need a weekend where we take care of you.
More information on the site of the tourist office of Soul:

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Ballads and Hikes

Our holiday cottage is close to the GR65 and to the path of Santiago de Compostela which goes from the Puy en Velay to Saint-Jean-Pied of Port.
Gisèle provides you with the guide of 36 paths in Soule. Everywhere around you will find numerous pedestrian or mountain bike’s ballads to take advantage of the mountain and the surrounding country side.
The PLR of Larrori leaves directly our “chambre d’hôtes”.


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Goes fishing

When we speak  fishing in the Basque Country, we often quote the Nives, rivers of this very touristic parts on the West of our provinces. If we speak about Béarn, we shall quote obviously two big mountain streams Aspe and Ossau and famous mountain stream of Oloron, considered besides as its salmons.

Between both regions, the Soule, in particular the High-Soule with its gorges, its canyons offer an important rivers system. Maybe a little less known, our mountain stream “le Saison”, nevertheless acquired a robust reputation among the fishermen. It is he, and the tributaries, that we present you.

You can go fishing in our rivers : The fario trout, the rainbow trout, the sea trout, the salmon, the minnow and the gudgeon, the chabot and the loach, the eel, the cornflower, the aubour, lampreys, the crawfish.

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In fresh water or in swimming pool: make your choice! There is numerous places and activities to take advantage of some water and of pleasures of the bathing.



Leisure park

Treetop adventure park, bungee jumping, circuits of mountain bike, golf or Paintball, you will find undoubtedly the leisure to amuse in family in parks and complexes of leisure activities of the region.


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Sport in running waters

several places, several proposals. The region is provided with several watercourses in the heart of nature and in the middle of mountains. We practice rafting, kayak, caving/canyoning, climbing … It is a much known region for these sports because the nature around lends particularly itself to it. Indulge yourselves and try one of the adventures!


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Horse riding in Idaux-mendy

Situated in the small locality of Idaux-Mendy (4 kmfrom Mauléon, 40 km from Pau, 80 km from Biarritz), in full Soule countryside, the Riding school of Soule welcomes you all year long in an exceptional natural environnement: surrounded by mountains in a green and typical village of the Basque Country where traditions make the strength and the character of the Basque people.

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air sports

Discover the beauty of the Basque Country seen from the sky. A first flight in hot-air balloon, a tandem or training course of paragliding. Clubs allow you to take advantage of enjoyments of the air sports near us.