Our Gites

Our gites here in the Pyrenees, South West France are full of charm and character. Between us we have turned our rustic open barn with its magnificent stone and chestnut wood construction into two gites. We have kept many of

Skiing the Pyrenees

There are loads of ski resorts in the French Pyrenees, and from Pyrenees Holiday Gites you can reach 8 of them within 1 1/2 hours, the closest only 25 minutes away. Skiing in the Pyrenees is a pleasure due to

Tour de France Pyrenees

The Tour de France goes through the Pyrenees every year, and it’s the Pyrenees that often make or break the leader of the Tour de France. The King of the Mountains leader wearing the red polka dot jersey can change

Welcome to Pyrenees Holiday Gîtes – Laroca

Welcome to Pyrenees Holiday Gîtes – Laroca

This website is about our Gîtes, us and what you can do when you holiday in the Pyrenees; have a good look around it, hope to see you soon in the Pyrenees. Perhaps you'll join us for a glass or two of wine in the secluded back garden, and at least a few cold beers sitting on our now infamous front steps as the sun goes down.

We are virtually in the centre of the Pyrenees, nestled in the mountains at the foot of the Col des Ares, which is often used as a mountain climb or descent on the Tour de France, in a beautiful little village called ORE.

Click here to see where we are and how to find us.

There are good road links to our Gîtes that can enhance your adventures whilst you holiday here in the Pyrenees.

Spain is just a 20 minute drive from us to the south, for cheap booze and fuel.
Toulouse is 1½ hours from us.
The Atlantic coast and Biarritz are a 2½ hour drive away.
The Mediterranean coast is 2½ hours to the east of us.
The ski resorts are all around us and you can reach 8 of them with a maximum 1½ hours drive to the furthest resort.

The Pyrenees mountains are all around us, and they are one big adventure playground, that offer a huge variety of things to do and see. Of late we have been enjoying some fabulous weather, so come and enjoy it with us. We are ideally situated for:

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Testimonials

Derek and family 12/02/2016 Cambridge

What a treat, lovely gites, great location, and loads to do. All that skiing and so close. We had a brilliant time. Thanks for helping get us started, we?ll be returning for more skiing that?s for sure. Cheers!"

Mike and Jo 16/08/2015 Bristol

Thanks Rob and Carol for a brilliant week. You have chosen a great place to live and we loved the gite. We were thinking of coming over again next summer but have decided to come back for the ski season, so we?ll see you this winter as well! All the best

Henrik and Marian 12/09/2016 Holland

I thought I?d just drop you a note to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay in your gite earlier this year. The accommodation was perfect as were the self-catering facilities. The location was spot on and all the activities you promised us really were so close. Thanks for all the advice on what to do and where to go

Jane 07/06/2016 Dubai

Thank you for a great holiday. Comfortable gites, fantastic scenery, smashing company

Dave and family 10/01/2017 Cornwall

What a great place to be, and to share it with people by having gorgeous gites right in the middle of where you can do loads of different things. The Pyrenees are lovely, we?re definitely coming back!