Welcome to Velo Pyrenees

Velo Pyrenees is for cyclists, runners and triathletes, run by athletes for athletes of all abilities and those who enjoy the great outdoors. The central Pyrenees is an amazing area for running, road cycling and mountain biking. Triathletes and multi-sport athletes can take advantage of the high swimming lakes and poolsin the area.

We aim to be flexible and can cater for individuals or small groups. We offer free advice, mechanical services and local information. We help with training advice and itineraries, providing routes and maps.

Created for you

Our home and facilities have been specially created for cyclists, runners and triathletes in mind. Run by Julie and Lee - both keen and experienced athletes, very active in sport and who will be very happy to offer their help. We are happy to help plan or deliver your training sessions.

Why visit us?

We believe our home has the perfect location and set-up with a beautiful setting in the Barousse valley, where you can depart on gentle gradients to a great network of roads, running or MTB trails, famous cols and swimming lakes. We offer comfortable, spacious accommodation and provide high quality, healthy and wholesome home-cooked dinners that will ensure your energy levels are kept at maximum.

We are flexible, enthusiastic and offer our advice, routes and guidance for free. As we want to ensure that you get the most out of your trip, we can help you by offering our knowledge of the area, together with the following services;

  • Maps with routes for walking, running or cycling;
  • Free advice and planning for day or week itineraries;
  • Help organise race and event entries;
  • As a bike mechanic, Lee is on hand to help with any problems - we stock common bike spares;
  • Optional prepared packed lunch and evening meals;
  • With prior notice, we can cater for special dietary requirements such as vegetarian, gluten free and vegan diets;
  • The services of a very good, French qualified professional masseur who has over 25 years practical experience in massage and physiotherapy.
   

The Guest House

 
Deepening our commitment to quality and nutritious home food, Julie gardens and raises chickens bio-dynamically. Not only publishing on the subject every month, she is now promoting for the British Bio-dynamic Association. You can enjoy farm-to-table and our own bio-dynamic produce during your stay with us.
For the 3rd consecutive year, internationally renowned Gabriel Benjamin will be hosting a cycling yoga retreat at Velo Pyrenees on 27th June 2015. Places are limited, please contact us for further information.
The 2015 Tour de France in the Pyrenees
Bike workshop facilities extended, providing more space for storage and tinkering.
A new video page has been added to the website.
Centenary cycle celebrations on the Tourmalet in June
Ride like a local - new GPS service is available for runners and cyclists.
Velo Pyrenees publishes cycling health related articles ...
Velo Pyrenees recommended by The Guardian as the best Alpine experience in the Pyrenees... read the article
Read our bike tips: Preparing the Legs for the Mountains
A new nature trail has been created in our valley ...

Cycling legendary climbs in the Pyrenees


For further information and booking enquiries, please e-mail info@velopyrenees.com or phone us on +33 (0)5 62 39 68 44.

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