Refuge in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques towards Compostela

Welcome to Refuge Orisson, the refuge for pilgrims and walkers, heading 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 nature, only for pilgrims and walkers, without motorized vehicles.

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 780 meters above sea level, in the middle of the mountains.

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

Book at the shelter

The accommodations of the refuge are exclusively reserved for pilgrims and walkers and without following vehicles. When booking a night at Refuge Orisson, this includes accommodation, evening meal and breakfast for the following day 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 afriendly atmosphere and enjoy a gourmet meal, homemade to the fullest, with quality products. The meal in our refuge in 64 includes a starter, a main course, a dessert and a glass of wine red. 

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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 hot drink. What to replenish your 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 you sodas to take away or to eat on the terrace. 

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Our services

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

  • Washing machine: contribution of €3
  • Dryer: contribution of €2
  • On-site mail management
  • Sale of postcard and stamp
  • Free Wi-Fi connection
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