Bagnères-de-Luchon, also referred to as Luchon, is a French commune and spa town in the Haute-Garonne department in the Occitanie region of south-western France. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Luchonnais or Luchonnaises
The ski-resort at Superbagneres is close by (8 minutes up the hillside by cable car)
A particular local scenic highlight is the Cascade d'enfer, a high waterfall in the Lys Valley, while numerous other trails are popular, including many focussed around nearby Hospice de France, in the mountains.
Exploring the little villages in the valleys such as the Valley d'Oueil and the Larboust Valley, both north-west of Luchon but you will find lakes and waterfalls in lovely scenery in many places nearby. There are numerous other activities and natural sites close to the town, with lakes and waterfalls featuring among the most popular - ask at the Bagneres tourist office for details of the walks and drives that explore the most popular of these.
Among the other most popular activities are a tour along the mountain passes made famous by the Tour de France such as the Col de Peyresourde; the walk to the scenic Lac d'Oô; and a visit to the scenic village of Arreau a little way to the north of Bagneres.