Our Gites

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

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

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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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

Jane 07/06/2016 Dubai

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

Rebecca & Derek 07/08/2017 Chorley

What an absolute treat, we now know why you?re "in awe in Ore". Gites are amazing and all that wood is so characterful, a real home from home. Thanks millions!!

Gary 27/07/2017 London

I was just like a kid in a sweet shop; the cycling is brilliant, I got to be in my own Tour de France - amazing.The gites are beautiful, were so comfortable, and had everything we needed.