THE CYCLE OF THE SEASONS

Familial gîte nearby the Pyrénées

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1 gîte, 4 seasons nearby the Pyrénées

Located below the beautiful hilltop village of St-Bertrand-de-Comminges, just one hour far from south of Toulouse, I welcome you into an old typical farm, recently entirely renovated. Close to the ruins of the ancient roman city of Lugdunum and at only 30 minutes far from the first ski station, the gîte is the perfect place for having a break any time of the year !

The gîte

The house has 3 rooms – 1 bedroom, 1 living room, 1 kitchen – a bathroom and a cellar, and can welcome up to 4 persons.

Certified « meublé de tourisme 4 * » you will enjoy your holiday thanks to the comfort and quality of its equipments.

The bedroom has a double bed and a cupboard and is directly accessible from the terrasse. In the living room, the convertible sofa offers you the possibility of 2 more sleepings.

The kitchen, fully equiped and very functionnal is opened to the living room to let you share good times with friends or family. Appliances and ustensils are waiting for you !

Let’s continue this visit by the bathroom, which proposes you an Italian-style shower, a hair dryer, a towel dryer, and some storage.

When sun is out, you can eat outside on the terrasse, under a large sun umbrella, looking directly at the Sainte Marie Cathedral of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges.

As I am very concerned about life quality, I choosed not to activate WIFI. But mobile datas are very well functioning in the area !

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Fully equiped kitchen

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Terrasse

A gîte FOR THE CHILDREN…

The Cycle of the Seasons really wants to welcome you with your children or grandchildren. A gîte for all the family, that proposes you specific equipments for a baby, if you ask for them :

  • Umbrella bed with its sheets
  • Baby chair
  • Booster seat
  • Changing table in the bathroom
  • Baby stroller
  • Games and baby play mats
  • Bottle warmer and baby cutlery

For the older ones, there are books, a swing, and some traditional games, so you can share good moments all together.

There are much more activities dedicated to the families all around the place, do not hesitate to look at the information given on our website !

… AND THE ATHLETES

If you practise biking, mountain biking, horsing, hiking or walking, you will find all you need to be perfectly welcomed in the gîte.

Ideally located on both roads bike V81 and V83, the place named « VTT-FFC of the Communauté de Communes Pyrénées Haut-Garonnaises », and the Garonne bike path, the gîte is certified « accueil vélo ». This national label guarantees you high quality services, such as adapted equipments, personnalised advices….

If you like walking, you can use the Via Garona, which is a walking path starting from the gîte and linking Toulouse to Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges. Inaugurated in July 2017, this path connects 2 roads for Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle : GR 78 and GR65. More others ideas for wlaking or hiking are possible starting from the gîte.

Finally, thanks to other touristic actors, the gîte The Cycle of the Seasons can welcome riders as well, and as a member of the association « Equit’en Comminges Pyrénées », our goal is to promote the discovery of the Comminges treasures for the riders and their horses, through an easier reception and access.

OUTSIDE

Without any direct neighbours, the place is quiet and perfect for relaxing or for a romantic week-end. Several biking and walking rides are possible starting directly from the gîte. You will find all the information on the spot, or you can prepare your stay in having a look at the activities listed on our website and blog.

If you come with your own bikes, the gîte has a locked room in whick you can store your equipment.

CONVENIENT SIDE

Here are some information for coming :         

  • If coming by car, the gîte is located between Tarbes ( 40 mn ) and Toulouse (1 h). From the highway A64, take the exit 17, and follow the direction LUCHON via the route A645. Then, Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges will be clearly indicated.
  • If coming by train, the 2 nearest stations are Gourdan-Montrejeau, and Saint Gaudens. Then, you will have to take a taxi to go to the gîte.

Here is an additional list of services around the gîte :

  • At 10 mn by car, the activity area of Le Bazert proposes you services such as supermakets, gas station, restaurants, bakery…
  • In Saint Gaudens, you will find more shops and local products, and souvenirs .
  • If necessary, you have a pharmacy in Loures-Barousse, at 10 mn by car.
  • In the gîte, you will find the list of all the contacts in case of emergency.

NEED TO ESCAPE ?

PREPARE YOUR HOLYDAYS !

Check our booking possibilities to choose the best moment for visiting us in the Central Pyrénées !

YOUR NEXT HOLIDAYS

Come to St-Bertrand-de-Comminges is a real opportunity to travel across the ages, discover bewitched landscapes and meet nice persons.

Patrimoine AND culture

You will need at least 1 day to discover Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges – Valcabrères ! 2 historically and culturally inseparables villages. Recognized Grand Site Occitanie, both are associated to have the official recognition of Grand Site de France. The Sainte Marie cathedral, the Saint Julien du Plan chapel, the paleochretian basilica and the Saint Just de Valcabrères basilica are all UNESCO World heritage sites, under the name of Paths of Saint Jacques de Compostelle.

From the ancient times through the Middle Age until today, the cultural and heritage offer is an undeniable wealth.

Near, go back further in time by visiting the prehistoric caves of Gargas with its famous hands painted on the walls.

Some others exciting places are waiting for you within 30 km around : the Vénus de Lespugues, the Saint Pierre Collegiale of Saint Gaudens, the Musée-forum in Aurignac….

Festivities and animations

Throughout the year, south of Haute-Garonne proposes many festivals, and cultural and sporting events. Still great opportunities to come and stay at Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges, ideally located to enjoy all these festive moments.

Here are some ideasfor your next holiday : the Médiévales of Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges, the television film festival of Luchon, the Jazz en Comminges festival….

Moreover, 3 tourist Offices can help you to find more activities such as theater, concerts, readings.. :

A last advice, watch out for the newsfeed to get plans during these special moments !

Sport and leisure activities

4 seasons, 4 reasons to enjoy what nature has to offer !

For dreamers or courageous ones, Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges is accessible walking by the Via Garonna, starting from Toulouse, and accessible as well by bike by the Cycle route de la Garonne.

As a true open air playgroung, the piemont of the Pyrenées offers you a wide range of varied activities, close to the gîte :

  • 4 ski stations : Le Mourtis, Luchon-Superbagnères, Peyragudes, Bourg-d’Oueil
  • A lake with supervised bathing in summer in Montréjeau
  • A water park in Saint Gaudens
  • A labellised hiking route starting from the gîte
  • Canoe-cayak and rafting descent
  • A walking circuit through trees in Cierp-Gaud

There are, as well, several rivers and lakes all around for fishing.

It is also possible to rent a power-assisted bikefor your stay. Do not hesitate to contact me !

GastronomY

After all these efforts, you have to think about eating a little ! Once again, the Comminges can propose you many taste pleasures. Sweety, salty and a few refreshments : the Fromages du Mont-Royal, cheese factories in Barousse, the chocolates Dardenne and Aztec, the Charcuterie du Cagire, the brewery La Commingeoise …

Long is the list ! You can discover local producers every Friday monrings in Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges local market, low town, 5 mn walking from the gîte.

You also have a few restaurants around : Le Paléo or La Table de Saint Bertrand.

Whatever the reason that makes you come here, your stay will remain as a moment of pleasure and sharing.

 

Newsletter

Your host

A few words to introduce myself.

Jérôme Minoves

Host and Traveler

I am Jerome and I welcome you in Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges !

I am mad about mountain, the Pyrénées are my favourite playground. I had the chance biking through them from west to east, with friends.

The idea of sharing my passion was born from all the beautiful encounters I made during this travel : Saint Bertand-de-Comminges.

Contact me !

You want to know more about the gîte, the activities or you have specific questions in mind ? Or you just want to come and visit us ? Do not hesitate in contacting me, I will answer as soon as possible.

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