Amou travel guide
Visit Amou: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Orthez at 12 km from Amou
Location: Amou is situated in the Landes department (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 39 km from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital. (General information: Amou is 632 km from Paris and 841 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Amou: weekly market: Sunday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Amou: these include Orthez at 12 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km. Hagetmau is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 14 km and Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) is a listed heritage site at 23 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Amou, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Amou
Note that all distances from Amou shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Amou holidays and travel
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Markets near Amou
- Amou: market every Sunday (0km)
- Orthez: market every Tuesday (12km)
- Hagetmau: market every Wednesday all day (14km)
- Arthez-de-Bearn: market every Saturday (18km)
- Salies-de-Bearn: market every Thursday (20km)
- Artix: market every Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
- Mourenx: market every Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
- Tartas: market every Saturday (27km)
- Dax: market every Sunday & Saturday (28km)
- Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market every Thursday - seasonal market only - (28km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amou and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Amou map below.
Heritage Site Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km); Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km); Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)
Remarkable Garden Parc du Sarrat (28km); Jardin du château de Momas (29km); Jardins du château de Viven (33km)
Map of places to visit near Amou & Location Information
Distance to Amou
from Mont-de-Marsan (local prefecture): 39 km
from Paris: 632 km
from Calais: 841 km
from Nice: 645 km
from Bordeaux: 139 km
from Strasbourg: 858 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Landes is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the region's airports at Bordeaux or Biarritz. The drive down the west coast from Saint Malo ferry port requires about 8 hours. For driving distances to Amou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Amou