Description: Sentein is a small fortified mountain village, beautifully situated in the Biros valley.

Location: 10km SW of Castillon on the D4.

Website:, Biros Office du Tourisme tel no: 0033 5 61 96 10 90.

Our recommendations: For those loving the outdoors, this is a delightful area offering many possibilities for short or long walks in the Pyrénées.

For the children: In Audressein (D618 SW of St-Girons) there is a fascinating visit to “Pascal Jusot” to see Ariège clogs being made. Admission is free each afternoon in peak season.

Here’s more information to make the most of your visit to the Pyrenees: