The Chemin de La Liberté Trek

The Chemin de la Liberté starts from the nearby town of Saint-Girons in France. During the second World War more than 33,000 civilians and 6000 allied servicemen climbed over the peaks of the Pyrenees from France to escape Nazi occupation and regain their liberty in neutral Spain.

Spectacular scenery makes for an inspirational experience trekking along this famous route, including seeing the memorial to the Halifax pilot and his crew and wreckage of their bomber at a height of 2200m which crashed in July 1945.

Best time of year: May to September

Grade: Tough

Number of days: 5

We are not currently running this event but if you are interested in this challenge for your charity, organisation or group please contact us on 020 7386 4680 or email events@theultimatetravelcompany.co.uk for more details.

NB: Photos © Anne Arran 

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