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Loudenvielle, a heaven of peace in the Louron valley


You come to Loudenvielle to admire its superb artificial lake bordered by the Balnéa thermal leisure centre, but you also stay there for its grandiose landscapes and its preserved Pyrenean atmosphere. Here you are in the centre of the Louron Valley, in an idyllic setting nestled between high mountain peaks and only 10km from Spain. Loudenvielle offers all types of accommodation (hotel, gîtes, tourist residences, campsites, motorhome areas) and restaurants to complete your stay. Stroll through Loudenvielle, a pretty flowery village of 300 inhabitants, rest in its large landscaped green spaces and take part in many sporting, well-being and cultural activities. Here you will find everything you need to know to find your accommodation, choose your restaurant, as well as find out what to see and do in Loudenvielle. 

Hotels in Loudenvielle 

Loudenvielle invites you to discover the Mercure hotel, a 4-star establishment that combines charm, comfort and friendliness. Located in the immediate vicinity of Lake Genoa and the Skyvall gondolas, the Mercure Peyragudes Loudenvielle Pyrénées enjoys an ideal location in the heart of the Louron Valley mountains. Of the 62 rooms on offer, 90% have a balcony with a view of the mountain ranges. Double, triple, quadruple, duplex rooms and suites are available, as well as many exceptional services (fitness room, spa area, children's club, restaurant, etc.). Between lakes and mountains, discover the Mercure hotel in Loudenvielle and enjoy top-of-the-range accommodation in the Hautes-Pyrénées. 

Our experts will help you in your search and book your ideal hotel in the Louron Valley. Loudenvielle also offers you the possibility of booking your accommodation in a tourist residence. In Loudenvielle, you will find a Néméa residence and a Vacanceole residence, both located near Lake Génos and the Skyvall gondola. 

Hôtels à Loudenvielle

Campsites in Loudenvielle

Are you more of a nature holiday? Would you like to book a campsite or parking for a camper van? Loudenvielle has what you need! Take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy an unforgettable stay. 

The Wellness & Sport – UCPA campsite in Loudenvielle offers you an unbeatable experience, just a few minutes' walk from the Skyvall gondola and the resort of Peyragudes. Located in a wooded and relaxing area, this top-of-the-range campsite offers open-air Japanese baths, heated accommodation, yoga sessions and much more! Please note: all these services are included in the price of your reservation. 

This exceptional 5-star accommodation is in line with the "new generation" campsites, for those who wish to learn about "glamping" and enjoy nature without neglecting their comfort. 

Campings à Loudenvielle

Rental accommodation in Loudenvielle

Would you like to rent your accommodation from a private individual? Private apartments, houses and chalets are available for rent in Loudenvielle. Some rental accommodations even have the labels "Gîtes de France" and "Locations CléVacances", guarantees of quality and seriousness.  

More than thirty seasonal rentals are available in this destination in the Pyrénées2vallées territory and most of them have a prime location in the city centre. Find all the seasonal rentals in Loudenvielle by clicking here

Locations à Loudenvielle

Restaurants in Loudenvielle

Sit on the terrace and enjoy the gastronomy of the Hautes-Pyrénées. Loudenvielle offers an idyllic setting to enjoy authentic cuisine in a green and relaxing setting. Are you more into traditional dishes or contemporary cuisine? Discover our fresh, seasonal and local products, for a complete and gourmet stay in Loudenvielle!  

L’Ardoise is one of the best restaurants in Loudenvielle. This establishment offers a menu combining tradition and a personal touch brought by the chef, for a homemade and attentive cuisine. Not to mention the restaurant Au Buron, which makes young and old salivate with its diverse and varied dishes.  

The restaurant at the Balnéa spa is also a must-see in Loudenvielle. This establishment dedicated to well-being provides you with healthy, natural and delicious cuisine, to prolong your moment of pleasure and relaxation right down to the plate. The Balnéa's restaurant offers succulent and meticulously prepared dishes, such as a vegetable tagine and a fish fillet with pepper and chorizo sauce. Take advantage of the restaurant + Balnéa formula and enjoy 2-hour access to the baths of the thermoludic centre with your "vitality" menu (starter, main course and dessert included).   

Discover all the restaurants in Loudenvielle and book your table without further delay. 

Les restaurants de Loudenvielle

Historic Monuments in Loudenvielle

Loudenvielle and its surroundings are full of exceptional historical sites, characteristic of the heritage of our region. Don't miss the sublime Saint-Félix church, an emblematic building in the town of Loudenvielle. Oriented from west to east as tradition dictates, this Romanesque building from the twelfth century is classified as a "historical monument". Admire its mature bell tower and 17th-century altarpiece near the altar. Also discover the church of Saint-Just and Saint-Sauveur in Loudenvielle, the church of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine in the nearby village of Loudervielle, the Romanesque chapel of Saint-Martin d'Aranvielle or the chapel of Notre-Dame d'Artiguelongue. 

Sites et monuments historiques à Loudenvielle

Natural sights in Loudenvielle

During your stay in Loudenvielle, discover the Génos-Loudenvielle lake. Due to its privileged geographical position, this superb lake has been the central landmark of the Louron valley since 1975. A true mountain oasis, this lake invites you to relax and enjoy many activities: canoeing, pedal boats, or simply a family picnic on the beautiful lawns bordering its crystal clear waters. This 32-hectare lake is an exceptional place that is sure to punctuate your stay in the heart of Pyrénées2vallées! 

Sites naturels à Loudenvielle

Sports Activities in Loudenvielle

The ski resorts of Peyragudes and Val Louron, close to Loudenvielle, offer you two superb high-altitude areas for skiing, hiking and other mountain sports.  

Discover the Olympian pool of the Balnéa thermal centre (25 metres long and 6 swimming lanes), offered since March 2023 to swimming enthusiasts and people wishing to learn to swim. 


The Valgora centre in Loudenvielle, a space dedicated to sport, welcomes you throughout the year on its various courts (paddle, volleyball, badminton), in its fully equipped gym and its conviviality room (conferences, exhibitions, etc.). Not to mention its approved rugby pitch, which has already had the honour of hosting professional teams such as Stade Français and Stade Toulousain. The Valgora centre also offers you the opportunity to be accompanied by a qualified coach and to benefit from specific sports preparation. 

Activités sportives à Loudenvielle

Wellness Activities in Loudenvielle

A few minutes from Loudenvielle is the thermal centre of Balnéa, a must-see in the Louron valley. Relax in this zen place and discover the Incas, Roman, Japanese, and Native American baths, saunas, and massage room. You won't find a more exhaustive offer, Balnéa is the largest thermal water complex in the French Pyrenees. Recharge your batteries in front of the sun in its outdoor baths with a south-facing exposure. 

Also discover the Ludéo swimming pool in the nearby village of Génos for a great family time! 

Activités bien-être à Loudenvielle

Entertainment and cultural activities in Loudenvielle 

Culture is not to be outdone in Loudenvielle. Visit the Arixo museum centre (free)! This place of remembrance presents the riches of the Louron valley inside a superb building clad in stone, wood and slate. It is also home to the Arixo cinema, a real place of life and meeting in the village, culminating in the Ciné-cimes festival in March. Throughout the year, Loudenvielle offers many events and activities that you can discover in our agenda

Animations et activités culturelles à Loudenvielle

The Tour de France in Loudenvielle

Loudenvielle is a frequent passage of the Tour de France, watched with passion by nearly a billion viewers! It must be said that the region is rather well stocked with climbs: the Col d'Azet, the Col de Peyresourde, and further on the Port de Balès, the Col d'Aspin... The whole world discovers the enchanting landscapes of the Louron valley and its lake with sparkling blue waters. A great media and sporting exposure for Loudenvielle! 

Tour de France 2024: Loudenvielle will have the honor of hosting the start of the 15th stage of the Tour de France 2024, on Wednesday, July 17. 

Tour de France à Loudenvielle

What to do and see around Loudenvielle

Discover the villages and towns near Loudenvielle! Génos, Vielle-Louron, Mont and Saint-Lary Soulan are waiting for you! In the Louron Valley, wonder, adventure and gastronomy await you around every corner. Stop off in Pau-Engaly and hit the slopes of the "Haute Nature" ski resort. Or let yourself be tempted by snowshoeing and paragliding baptisms in the Val Louron ski resort

Find all the local events and activities in the Pyrénées2vallées area on our "Agenda" page


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