Valley of Azun
The valley of Azun of the seven valleys of the the French Pyrenees of the Lavedan, left one south-Western the Bigorre which currently belongs to the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées, area the Midday-Pyrenees. It is a whole of high Pyrenean valleys which butts in north against the basin of Lourdes, in the east on the valley of the Adour, in the south on the Aragon (Spain) by the Balaïtous and, in the west on the Béarn (department of the Yrénées-Atlantiques, area Aquitaine).
It itself is composed of four valleys, the valleys of Arrens, Estaing, Ferrières (high the Vallée of Ouzom) and of the Bergons. With agro-pastoral vocation, the rural landscape is marked by the meadows of mowing; tourism of winter and summer well is established, developed under the Second Empire with the Pyrénéisme, is redynamisé after the Second world war by the development of the winter sports resorts, the estival country holidays and the revival of the excursion in mountain.
Les villages (Arrens, Marsous, No, Gaillagos, Arcizans-Top, Arras-in-Lavedan, Sireix, Bun, Estaing, Arbéost, Tool bags, No) was emptied by the rural migration, but the houses given up there are rare, the majority having been taken again in second home.
The inhabitants practice a dialectal variety of the Gascon.
- the Lakes of the Valley of Azun
Site of the Valley of Azun
- Landscapes of the Valley of Azun, Flora, Fauna
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