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Flora and fauna of the Pyrenees

Our Auberge is located in the most unspoilt part of the Pyrenees where many different habitats and ecosystems are found. The altitude varies from 400 meters to almost 3,000 meters above sea level, there are many forests, rivers, streams and lakes, cirques and mountain meadows. This characterizes our environment by a great and extraordinary variety of species of plants and animals.

Chamois of the Pyrenees


Special Pyrenees residents that live here are the bearded vulture, the Pyrenean desman, the genet and the brown bear. Furthermore, the wooded areas are home to deer, wild boars, foxes, badgers and smaller mammals. In and around the water one can discover the Pyrenean brook salamander, rainbow trout and the dipper. Higher in the mountains one reaches the habitat of griffon vultures, bearded vultures, chamois, ibex (which have recently been reintroduced again) and marmots. You can also enjoy the présence of many species of lizards, newts, dragonflies, beetles and butterflies.

plants pyrenees


The flora of the Pyrenees is overwhelming. Depending on the season, there is always much to see. The rocky area there is here a great variety of rock plants. Lilies, gentians, irises, orchids and many, many other flowers and plants you can expect here.

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A page is always too short to appoint all, as a lover of plants and animals you have come to the right place.