For fixed based Tours for the Classic Cols , early season training camps, historic stages of the Tour de France, guided mountain bike weeks, mondovelo - etape training camps all done from the front door of Les Sorbiers. Further a field we offer holidays to the Paris Roubaix, the Raid Pyrenees and the Raid Corsica, where all the hotel accommodation is two or three star and great for cyclists.
Les Sorbiers a traditional Pyrenean mountain Pension based on a chalet/Hotel style where we specialise in cycling we live and stay in Bareges all year round. In our 13th year of offering great cycling holidays we have the knowledge and experience to make sure that your holiday will be one to remember.
We can be found in the heart of our village of Bareges in the high Pyrenees which is an excellent location for spring, summer, autumn and winter activity holidays.
We have nine bedrooms furnished in pine and oak, each en-suite, some of our family rooms have a bath. At the end of a day in the mountains you can relax in our comfortable lounge with a drink from the bar.
We believe the essence of our hospitality starts with good organic food, in our dining room we serve the best fresh local produce bought locally, delicious French cuisine with vegetarian options and reasonably priced local wines. We also feature in a number of food guides, both in France and around the world. Our vegetarian options are offered daily and other dietary requirements are not a problem to us. Local dishes are sometimes on the menu but we work to the seasons and what is available to us. Garbure is one of the those hearty vegetable soups made with Tarbais beans and fortified with ham hock. Toulousian cassoulet with pork, sausage and goose a very rich meaty stew. The Bareges-Gavarnie lamb which has its own AOC and is the toast of several top London restaurants and can be found in Smithfield market London. Four different types of cheeses Ossau, Iraty, Val D'Aran & Bigorre. Desserts include egg batter, open fire, spit cooked gateau Brioche rum and orange sponge. Local wines include Madiran, St Mont, Jurancon and Pacherenc.
Our aim at Les Sorbiers is to ensure each of our guests have the great time here with us in the Pyrenees. Rob, Rachel and the team are committed that your holiday with us will exceed your expectations.
We have over 17 years of knowledge and information about this area of the high Pyrenees. We had always spent our holidays here and loved the area so much that we moved to this area of un-spoilt France. Les Sorbiers is our own hotel and is a fine period Napoleonic building in the heart of the village, which we have sympathetically restored and modernised to the level expected of high quality family run hotels throughout the Pyrenees. The knowledge we have is freely available to all those who come to stay here whether for a Winter skiing, cycling the cols, mountain biking, walking or a wildlife holiday we have guides with the knowledge to make your holiday here a memorable experience.
For our other tours Calais to the Pyrenees, Alps to the Pyrenees, Raid Pyrenees and the Raid Corsica all our hotels are carefully chosen to ensure they are cyclist firendly from a comfortable bed to a place to park the bike securely, a cyclists dinner and breakfast to make sure that we start the next days riding in the best possible shape we make sure that all the details however small are covered including luches on the road provided by our back up team.
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