Pic du Midi


A legendary observatory and science hotspot since 1880, Pic du Midi offers a 400-kilometre panoramic of the Pyrenees mountain range! It’s outstanding situation 2,877 metres high make Pic du Midi a unique vantage point that offers an impregnable view of the sunrise over a sea of cloud, green flashes, etc… From the comfort of your room (usually reserved for research scientists) at the high-altitude Hotel du Pic du Midi (seven single rooms and eight doubles with toilets) you’ll experience the extraordinary human adventure behind this Mecca of astronomy and science! The schedule includes a welcome refreshment, sundown viewing, a visit to the museum area, a traditional meal, and observation from one of the observatory domes.

Contact details

Le Pic du Midi

65200 La Mongie
Hautes Pyrénées

Tél.: 05 62 06 09 76
Fax : 05 62 27 45 65

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