Descente du gave de Pau en airboat
©Pierre VIncent
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White water sports

Bathed in the waters of the Gave de Pau, Lourdes is the ideal place to discover white water sports: you can enjoy rafting, kayaking, hydrospeeding or canyoning with friends and family. Meet our professionals, get kitted out and set off for an adventure!

Rafting down the Gave de Pau

A mountain river that widens at the approach to Lourdes, the Gave de Pau offers a variety of different options for rafting. When the snow melts, the river offers some very athletic routes in late spring. Routes to suit all levels are available for fun and refreshing descents. Upstream or downstream of Lourdes, take to the water for an unforgettable experience.

The Pyrenees

Venture into the canyons

Looking for a sensational experienceto test your limits and overcome your fears? Set off to explore the canyons, with professional guidance. Abseiling, jumps, natural slides and swimming… In the Gaves Valley, the nearby Ossau Valley, on the other side of the border or in the immediate vicinity of Lourdes, you’ll find routes to suit your level of ability and preferences.

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