Our Favourite Cycling Routes

Famous Cols, Quiet Roads

Ride the Famous Cols of the Pyrenees or Relax on the Quiet Roads of the Baronnies
Check Out Some of the Routes That We Cycle Regularly Below.

With our local knowledge and guidance, we can help you put together a week that is varied, and which every cyclist can enjoy, as well as showcasing the best that the Pyrenees have to offer.

If you have a specific plan or "must do" rides, get in touch, we will make it happen. If you want to visit for a longer or shorter time, speak to us, we all like variety and at AYP we want you to have a great time here in a way that's exactly right for you!
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The Scenic Col d'Aspin

The Aspin Loop

A challenging ride, with amazing scenery from start to finish.
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The ride up is worth the effort with 360 views of the whole stretch of the Pyrenees.
The gang at Aspin
Smiles all round as another Col is ticked off the AYP list!

The Beautiful Baronnies

Rolling hills, and picturesque villages filled with history.
A firm favourite; this rolling route around the Baronnies never disappoints.
The beautiful Baronnies with their rolling hills and hidden routes
Quiet roads make this ride a firm favourite at AYP with all our guests.
Head North to Marciac, with its bustling cafes and market stalls - a great spot to spend a few hours chilling.


A magnificent market town and great for a lunch stop.
The magnificent market town of Marciac
Quick look around the market before a spot of lunch and a relaxed ride back to AYP!

Chateau de Mauvezin

This castle loop is a pleasant cycle through meandering lanes with the castle temptingly in view as you ride.
Chateaux de Mauvezin
Straight road out, loop around the Chateau grounds and back.
Mauvezin Chateau. Not a bad spot!
tournay cafe stop
On the route home, this cafe/bar is an excellent stop off point and less than 8km from AYP.
tourmalet view
The highest peak of the Pyrenees.
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Pick a side to conquer and watch out for the llamas as you approach the summit!

Col du Tourmalet

This is an epic ride and should be on every cyclist's 'must do' list.
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Take your picture with the Giant!

Col des Palomieres

Great col to climb through beautiful wooded lanes
Panoramic views
A beautiful little col with amazing views, a great one to climb. Oh yes, and there's a fantastic restaurant a the top!
Lou Lou's
Great food!!
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