This refuge in the heart of the Orlu National Wildlife Reserve is located at 1970m in a protected mountain environment. You will be able to observe the exceptional flora and fauna of this site, fish in the fish-bearing waters of the many ponds, walk on the trails (Tour des Pérics, Tour des montagne d'Ax, GR7, day hike), practice hiking. climbing and mountaineering or just enjoying the scenery.

For families and those who wish to hike light you have the possibility of renting a donkey from the donkey farm.

guardians : Julien MILITON and Sylvain FRECHE

Home : 70 people; Dormitories with 15 to 20 beds on the mezzanine; blankets; down recommended in winter and sheets in summer.

Equipment : Common room - wc - showers - stove.

Services : Catering - drinks - packed lunch.

Access route : from the Fanguil car park. 6km after the village of Orlu

Duration : 3 hours of walking one way (beware dogs are prohibited in the Orlu reserve)

Positive elevation : 835m

This refuge welcomes you from the last weekend of May to the last weekend of September, May and October by reservation. Except guarding, part of the refuge is open offering a capacity of 16 people.

Entertainment : Observation of chamois on the terrace and evening entertainment, do not hesitate to contact the refuge for dates.

Specialties : You will be able to taste "the well deserved" craft beer of the refuge, the Sambuc de Montégut, the organic wine of Engravies and in catering for lunch the hiker's or vegetarian dishes.

Please note, if you wish to sleep in a refuge, remember to book by phone, at the latest the day before your departure for the hike.

This accommodation is labeled outdoor quality

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  • Outdoor



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  • 70 person (s)

Prices / Opening

Others: from 29 € to 42 € Others: from 4 € to 7,50 € Others: from 12,50 € to 15,22 €
Price Min. Max.
Half board / pers Min. €29 Max. €42
Breakfast Min. €4 Max. €7,50
Night / pers Min. €12,50 Max. €15,22

Payment method

  • checks
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Cash

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