Spanning the Gave de Marcadau where it meets the Gave de Gaube, Pont d'Espagne bridge in the protected countryside has a high altitude of 1,500 m (932 ft). A walking path provides access to two major valleys worth exploring. The Marcadau valley features high prairies that give way to a wonderful landscape of lakes and mountainous peaks. For Pont d'Espagne and beyond, use our Cauterets trip planner to get the most from your Cauterets vacation.
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Great spot in the Pyrenees. Great for walking but for the less energetic there are cable cars and ski lifts up to lake gaube. By tickets for the cable car and parking is free. Spectacular scenery... more »
My wife and I did Cirque de Gavarnie and Pont d'Espagne/LAc du Gaube on back to back days. They are very different experiences and I'm so glad we did both. Pont d'Espagne/Gaube don't need me to... more »
Simply stunning. Breathtaking cable car ride, eerily blue lake, good facilities with friend 3 and helpful staff. It was a 3 hour detour that was well worth it.
Stunning place - visited at the end of August and the waterfall was beautiful. If possible visit also lac de guap. This will make a fabulous day out
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