Mines de Bentaillou (Pyrenees) Mines de Bentaillou. Ariège – Pyrenees. There are no words to describe this place. Share this:TweetPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related 5 thoughts on “Mines de Bentaillou (Pyrenees)” Add yours You’re introducing me to another part of the Ariège that I simply don’t know. Wonderful! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply We’re a bit biased because this is where my wife’s family is from and we have a house there and obviously this is our favourite part. This is bear and mountain country. Bentaillou is a former zinc and lead mine 6,500 ft above sea level. It takes a 3 hour-walk from the valley. In fact nobody goes there, as you have noticed, nobody knows where the Ariege is. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Gorgeous! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply what a beautiful place, ideal for hiking! LikeLike Reply “WOW” and “holy cow” come to mind in attempting to describe this place, but you’re right: No words. Gorgeous photo, though! LikeLike Reply Leave a Comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.