Refuge in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques towards Compostela

Welcome to Refuge Orisson, the refuge for pilgrims and walkers on the way to Santiago de Compostela. On sunny days, from April to mid-October, we open the doors of our haven of peace, in the heart of the mountains. We offer accommodation and half board, for one night, a stopover in the heart of nature, only for pilgrims and walkers.

Book your accommodation in our refuge in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, during your walking expedition to Santiago de Compostela, during the Roncesvalles stage of the GR65.

In the heart of nature

Our refuge in the 64 is ideally located in the village of Uhart-Cize, on the GR65, towards Santiago de Compostela. We are between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and the Col de Bentarte. Saint Jean Pied de Port is 8 kilometers away, or a 2h30-3h walk. We are located on the stage towards Roncesvalles, our refuge becomes an ideal stopover to face this stage in two stages. You will stay at an altitude of 780 meters, in the middle of the mountains.

Organize your stopover in our refuge in the 64 towards Compostela!

Book at the shelter

The refuge accommodation is exclusively reserved for pilgrims and walkers without following vehicle. When booking a night at Refuge Orisson, this includes accommodation, the evening meal and breakfast the next morning. On site, you can sit in the garden with its forest picnic tables or on the panoramic terrace offering a superb view of the surrounding mountains. 

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In our refuge on the Way to Compostela, we offer you the evening meal. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. for everyone. You will dine in a friendly atmosphere and enjoy a gourmet meal, homemade to the maximum, with quality products. The meal in our refuge in the 64 includes a starter, a main course, a dessert and a glass of red wine. 

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Before resuming your journey to Santiago de Compostela, we offer you a tasty breakfast. You will find toast, butter, jam, orange juice and a hot drink. Enough to fill up on energy before resuming your journey. 

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The next day's meal

On request, the day before, we can prepare a sandwich for lunch. For the day of walking that awaits you, you can enjoy a sandwich and a drink. The sandwiches are between 4 and 5,50 €. We also offer sodas to take away or to consume on the terrace. 

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Our services

Our refuge in the middle of nature on the Way of Santiago de Compostela has a few services that will simplify your overnight stay:

  • Washing machine: contribution of €3
  • Dryer: contribution of €2
  • On-site mail management
  • Sale of postcards and stamps
  • Wi-Fi connection coming soon
  • Luggage storage possible for those who have booked a night at the refuge
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