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Slopes at Val Louron
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Old French building
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Chalets at Val Louron
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More images of Harmonie, Bonnefont, the restoration of our house and from the surrounding area can be found on our 'Gallery' page.

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Please find detailed below some of the web sites we think you may find of interest.

Places to Visit:

Lourdes
In the heart of the Pyrenees, Lourdes receives 5 million visitors from all over the world every year. A beautiful place to visit with many historic sites.

The Pyrenees National Park
The official site of The Pyrenees National Park, all the information to help you plan your visit.

Toulouse
The official web site of the city of Toulouse tourist office.

Pau
Pau! Just a touch British and yet totally part of the Bèarn, proud of its past and happy with the present. Pau - the dream town.

Betharram Grottos
The Betharram grottos are considered some of the most beautiful grottos in the world and are definitely the most interesting to visit because of their large variety of formations.

Tarbes
Tarbes offers a great number of leisure activities and discoveries which will give you hours if not days of pleasure.

Pic Du Midi
The finest viewpoint in the Pyrenees 600mtrs of panoramic terraces to discover more than 300 kms of Pyrenees summits.

Saint-Lary
All the wealth of the Pyrenees is to be found at Saint-Lary, starting with the mountain village and its gentle way of life and well-preserved architecture.

Festivals:

Country Music
For a few days in July, Mirande, in Gascony (South-West France), transforms itself into an American town.
Over 105,000 people attended the Mirande Country Music Festival over 4 days in 2002 and it is now recognized as the first Country Music festival in Europe.

Jazz Music
Annual Jazz festival in Marciac. The 2010 Jazz Festival (now in it's 33rd year) runs from 30 July - 15
August. www.jazzinmarciac.com

Things To Do:

Ski-ing at Gavarnie-Gèdre
Eleven ski lifts, twenty-two slopes including the longest green slope in the Pyrenees (5.5 kms) and snow is even guaranteed all the season.
A resort where young and old, beginners and professionals of powder snow, skiers and snowboarders will be happy.

Ski France
A site covering all the ski resorts in France with a mountain (excuse the pun) of information.

Canyoning
Specialists in the canyons for 25 years, Yvon and her colleagues offer you an imposing framework of fantastic canyons to be explored.

Golf
This web site lists the golf courses of the Midi Pyrenees, including those in the Haute Pyrenees.

Airports:

Tarbes
The Airport is situated between Tarbes and Lourdes (10km) and is therefore ideally placed for visiting the world famous Holy Shrine of Lourdes.

Pau
A whole host of information is available from this site including information on local car hire.

Car Hire:

Car Hire Search
Providing visitors with an independent, comprehensive car hire comparison service since 2005 for all the major locations.

UK Ski-ing

Daily Mail Ski & Snowboard Magazine
Competitions, Events Calendar, Fully interactive ‘Member’s Zone’, including an archive of features, gear reviews and guides, subscriber offers and members forum! New features and pages being added all the time!

UK Cycling Clubs:

1stchardwheelers.tripod.com

Birkenhead Victoria Cycling Club

Tyne Road Club

Cycling Resources:

The Bike List
Find the perfect bike for your needs. Compare the market, find the best price and best place to buy it from. Get kitted out and find people to ride with.

Photography

CameraClubs.co.uk
Locate your nearest camera club by postcode.

Pennie's Gallery
The photography of a close friend of ours, well worth a look.

PicWorks
Images for commercial use and prints for your home or office, plus digital services for other photographers.

Bird Watching

Birdtours.co.uk
Bird Watching trip reports and travel information from all around the world

Worldbirder.com
Quality bird photographs from all around the world.

Recommended Accommodation:

www.rosenhof-austria.com
An excelent family run B&B with holiday apartments in Austria.

Other Useful Tools:

Babel Fish Translation
Trouble with translating French web pages? maybe this free service can help.

Currency Converter
Free to use currency conversion tool.

Bonnefont Weather Forecast
The current weather forecast for the region around Bonnefont can be found here.

Institut Geographique National
French site offering maps and photographs to assist you with your visit.

Abafim Estate Agents
These are English speaking estate agents who are experienced in selling good quality houses and provide a very good service.

Other Links of Interest:

www.perisher.com.au
Ski holiday deals & packages.Get cheap ski & snowboarding holiday deals in Australia at Perisher Blue.

Bedroom Furniture
Shop online for a great selection of bedroom furniture at low internet prices with fast home delivery service - bedroomboutique.eu

Discovery Training International
Discovery works in partnership with you to assist you make your company mission and goals a reality. We listen to you to gain a clear understanding of where your business is today and where you want and need it to be in the future. We then build a tailor made training programme for your key resource – your employees – ensuring everyone has the best leadership and is highly motivated to work together to achieve your objectives.


Link Exchange
If you have a site you would like to recommend for this page or if you would like to exchange links with us then please send a message to: Links@Harmonie


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