Our loft is now available for vocational rental. It's situated in the heart of downtown Pau, on the most popular pedestrian street of Maréchal Foch, which is packed with stores, restaurants and cafés. A Museum, movie theatre, a playground, a casino and the famous mansion of King Henry IV are all within walking distances. The loft sleeps up to 8 persons, fully furnished, with a modern kitchen, French antique furniture from Louis Philippe era, a HD TV, internet, computer, etc - please feel free to contact me if you would like to spend your next vacation in France.
We guarantee you a comfortable, relaxing, cost-sensible vacation, with unforgettable and rich experiences in French culture and French living. You may do grocery shopping at Les Halles, a 10-minute walk from the loft, where locally produced organic vegetables and fruits are available at very affordable prices in addition to the best cheeses made of milk from free-range cows and sheep raised in the Pyrénées. Local mouth-watering French pastries and desserts can be bought in boulangeries at every corner of the street around the loft.
There are certainly lots of shopping opportunities within walking distance. In addition to the large European chain stores such as ZARA, IKKS, Pimki, Galeries Lafayette, etc., visitors often take pleasure in shopping at the local public market at Verdun Square, a 15 minute walk from the loft, for the latest French fashion at incredibly affordable prices. One may walk to visit the old churches and Châteaux, i.e. the Henri IV Château, St. John Church.
If you decide to rent a car during your stay, you'll find lots of attractive places within a 2-hour drive: toward the south, you'll cross the French-Spanish border and arrive in Spain to experience another culture altogether; toward the east, you'll find the world-famous ski resorts as well as lots of nice hiking routes in the heart of the Pyrénées; toward the west, you'll reach the beaches in Biarritz and St-Jean-de-Luz where Hollywoodiens choose to vacation, and toward the northwest, you'll arrive in the wine city of Bordeaux, where you'll see some breath-taking mansions, miles of vineyards, and be invited for wine-tasting.