Bordes tourism and travel guide
Visit Bordes: highlights and tourist information
Bordes is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 10 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Bordes is 657 km from Paris).
Bordes, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Bordes. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Bordes
More information about Bordes & region
Markets in and near Bordes
- Gan: market Wednesday (9km)
- Pau: market every day except Sunday (10km)
- Castet: market Thursday (22km)
- Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (25km)
- Monein: market Monday (26km)
- Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (28km)
- Tarbes: market Thursday all day (29km)
- Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
- Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
- Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (32km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Bordes, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bordes and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Heritage sites Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)
National Monuments Marshall Foch house (29km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Viven (26km); Jardin du château de Momas (27km); Jardin Massey (29km)
Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Betharram (17km); Col d'Aubisque (29km); Vallée d'Ossau (30km); Cirque du Litor (31km); Cirque du Lys (40km); Vallée d'Aspe (41km); Grottes de Médous (42km); Pont d'Espagne (44km); Col du Tourmalet (50km); Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (51km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (51km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (53km)
Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (28km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (12km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Bordes
from Pau (prefecture): 10 km
from Paris: 657 km
from Calais: 873 km
from Nice: 611 km
from Bordeaux: 180 km
from Strasbourg: 859 km
Bordes is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into Biarritz airport (Bordeaux is another option). Allow at least 8 hours for the drive from the cross-channel ferries. For driving distances to Bordes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
We have 23 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Bordes): Aressy, Artigueloutan, Assat, Baliros, Baudreix, Benejacq, Beuste, Bizanos, Boeil-Bezing, Borderes, Bourdettes, Lagos, Lee, Mazeres-Lezons, Meillon, Mirepeix, Narcastet, Nousty, Ousse, Pardies-Pietat, Rontignon, Saint-Abit and Uzos.
This page in French: Visitez Bordes