Sports and living in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Some tips for novice hikers

Some tips for novice hikers

Clothes and shoes in the photos are provided by sportswear store Monterosa sport

Photo: Alex Mostaslavsky

How can you start hiking if you have no experience? The answer is simple – you should just start hiking!

People often ask the same questions: “Is it dangerous in the mountains”? “Are hikers often attacked by …

The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Campan – a French city in the Upper Pyrenees, famous for its marble deposits and a straw dolls exhibition

Campan (fr. Campan) is a commune in France, located in the Hautes-Pyrenees department, Occitanie region.


The town name probably comes from the Campon tribe name, which Roman commander Valerius Messala defeated in 28 BC. near the Payolle town – 13 km from Campan.

They built the first church in the Campan Valley in the 1st …