Biking is a great way to discover the Pyrenees!
Happy cyclists after their stay at Fontaines d’Escot
Enjoy incredible panoramic views while cycling!
World famous "Col de Marie Blanque" is only 300 meters from Fontaines d’Escot
The Aspe valley has a huge variety of trails for mountain biking!
Amazing views of the Pyrenees while biking

Biking in the Pyrenees

The Pyrenees and the Aspe valley are a gigantic playground for cycling and mountain biking!

Rental

Here in the Aspe valley both bikes and mountain bikes are available for rental.

Bikes can be rented for 2 hours, half a day and a full day.

Electric bikes

NEW - Electric mountain bikes are now available for rental!

Perfect for a longer but much less tiring ride.

Riding with a local guide

If you would like to know more about the Aspe valley and the Pyrenees riding with a local guide is perfect for you!

Depending on the trail and its difficulty children might be able to join in.

Equipment

Best is to wear confortable clothes!

  • Snikers
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts or trousers tight at your ankles
  • Cap
  • Gloves to protect your hands in case you fall

➔ Included at Fontaines d’Escot !

  • In close proximity to the world famous "col de Marie-Blanque" and to the beautiful col de Lourdios Ichère
  • Safe inside storage
  • Tools available at request
  • Maps and guides available
  • Evening meals for intensive physical exercice (to confirm before your arrival)

Cheaper prices!

Are you coming to the Aspe valley for biking?

Here at Fontaines d’Escot you can choose to stay either in our B&B Suites (half board formula available) or in our self catering gites.

➔ We offer a 5% discount for all guests coming for biking in the Aspe valley!

When booking or simply checking our prices please remember to tick "biking" under the "Special offers" tab to get your 5% discount!

Local rental shops and guides

Mythical cols of the Pyrenees

Nearest Cols to Fontaines d’Escot great for cycling or touring on motorbike!
Pass Altitude
(m)
Distance
from Château
Travelling
Time (mins)
Directions
from Château
(km) (miles)
Col d’Ichère
(via Sarrance)
674 9.0 5.6 22 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col d’Ichère Itinerary
Col de Marie-Blanque
(via Escot)
1,035 15.8 9.8 45 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Marie-Blanque Itinerary
Col de Lie
(via Lourdios-Ichère)
601 16.0 9.9 38 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Lie Itinerary
Col de Houratate
(via Osse-en-Aspe)
1,009 16.4 10.2 36 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Houratate Itinerary
Col de Bouezou
(via Osse-en-Aspe)
1,009 17.9 11.1 40 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Bouezou Itinerary
L’Aberouat Refuge
(via Lescun)
1,442 24.7 15.3 60 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to L’Aberouat Refuge Itinerary
Col de Labays
(via Osse-en-Aspe)
1,354 27.7 17.2 62 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Labays Itinerary
Col de Loucroup
(via Asasp)
504 29.6 18.4 64 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Loucroup Itinerary
Col de Soudet
(via Osse-en-Aspe)
1,540 31.5 19.6 68 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Soudet Itinerary
Col de Castet
(via Asasp)
868 34.3 21.3 86 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Castet Itinerary
Col du Somport 1,632 38.4 23.8 76 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col du Somport Itinerary
Col de la Hourcere
(via Lanne en Barétous)
1,445 38.8 24.1 82 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de la Hourcere Itinerary
Col Pierre Saint-Martin
(via Lees)
1,760 39.4 24.5 84 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col Pierre Saint-Martin Itinerary
Col d’Aubisque
(via Asasp)
1,709 54.7 34.0 122 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col d’Aubisque Itinerary
Col du Soulor
(via Asasp)
1,474 64.5 40.1 138 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col du Soulor Itinerary
Col de Pourtalet
(via Asasp)
1,805 68.2 42.4 140 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Col de Pourtalet Itinerary
Puerto de Argibiela
(Zuriza - Spain)
1,290 74.3 46.2 162 Directions from Fontaines d’Escot to Puerto de Argibiela Itinerary
Mountain biking in the Pyrenees!
Mountain biking in the Pyrenees!