Jurancon tourism and travel guide
Visit Jurancon: highlights and tourist information
Jurancon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 2 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Jurancon is 654 km from Paris).
Jurancon, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Jurancon. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Jurancon
More information about Jurancon & region
Markets in and near Jurancon
- Pau: market every day except Sunday (2km)
- Gan: market Wednesday (6km)
- Monein: market Monday (16km)
- Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
- Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
- Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (21km)
- Castet: market Thursday (24km)
- Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (27km)
- Navarrenx: market Wednesday (30km)
- Aramits: market Sunday (33km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Jurancon, 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 Jurancon 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) (21km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)
National Monuments Marshall Foch house (38km)
Remarkable gardens Jardin du château de Momas (19km); Jardins du château de Viven (20km); Jardin Massey (38km)
Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Betharram (26km); Vallée d'Ossau (34km); Col d'Aubisque (35km); Cirque du Litor (38km); Vallée d'Aspe (41km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (48km); Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (48km); Cirque du Lys (49km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km); Gorges de Kakouetta (51km); Gorges de Kakoetta (51km); Grottes de Médous (52km); Gorges d'HolzartÃ© (53km); Gorges d'Holzarté (53km); Col du Tourmalet (61km)
Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (21km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (20km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Jurancon
from Pau (prefecture): 2 km
from Paris: 654 km
from Calais: 869 km
from Nice: 619 km
from Bordeaux: 173 km
from Strasbourg: 861 km
Jurancon 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 Jurancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Jurancon