the shelters will also reopen on June 9


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Midi-Pyrénées, R. Cothias, E. Fillon, J. Touleron

France 3

France Televisions

They will be part of the places accessible from Tuesday, June 9 to the delight of hikers. The mountain huts are ready to welcome them.

It’s a big breath of fresh air after the Covid in Gavarnie, in the Hautes-Pyrénées. Hikers are back, and some come from afar for their first vacation. In the heart of nature, far from the noise, an old sheepfold transformed into a refuge is just reopening its doors. The guard prepares the dormitories, he has to remove beds because of the Covid. 44 beds instead of the usual 62 to respect the sanitary rules between clients.

“To this day it is a meter away, in fact people are not touching each other“, explains Philippe Cordier, guardian of La grande de Holle. 42 euros a night with the meal by the fireplace, but with the Covid you have to adapt your equipment. The backpack must contain more things, including the tent for those who have not booked These instructions apply to the 19 mountain huts in the Pyrenees.

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