The Basque Country, Gascony, and Hautes-Pyrenees Restaurants

Hôtel du Cirque

  • French
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 10/16/2017

Fodor's Review

With its legendary views of the Cirque de Gavarnie, this spot, which opened at the head of the valley in 1848, is well worth the one-hour hike up from the village. Despite its name, the hôtel is a restaurant, but not just any old one: the garbure here is as delicious as the view is grand. Seventh-generation owner Pierre Vergez claims his recipe, using water from the Cirque and cocos de Tarbes, or haricots tarbais (Tarbes broad beans), is unique.

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1-hr walk above village of Gavarnie, Gavarnie, Occitania, 65120, France



Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Nov.–May

Published 10/16/2017


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