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Jurançon tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Jurançon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo of Pau at 2 km from Jurançon

Visit Jurançon: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location: Jurançon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 2 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Jurançon is 654 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby: these include Pau at 2 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 20 km . For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jurançon tourism: selected places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Jurançon. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Oloron-Sainte-Marie 20km
photo of Laruns
Laruns 34km
photo of Lourdes
Lourdes 36km
photo of Orthez
Orthez 38km
photo of Tarbes
Tarbes 38km
photo of Maubourguet
Maubourguet 40km
photo of Saint-Savin
Saint-Savin 42km
photo of Sauveterre-de-Bearn
Sauveterre-de-Bearn 46km
photo of Salies-de-Bearn
Salies-de-Bearn 48km
photo of Col du Tourmalet
Col du Tourmalet 61km

Map of places to visit near Jurançon and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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Markets in and near Jurançon

Local markets

  • 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)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (35km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (37km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (38km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (38km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (43km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (44km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (51km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Jurançon, 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 Jurançon 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 Sainte-Engrâce (48km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (48km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km); Gorges de Kakoetta (51km); Gorges de Kakouetta (51km)

Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (21km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (2km); Tarbes (38km)

zoo or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jurançon

Canton: Jurançon

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64110

Distance to Jurançon

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

Close by

We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Jurancon): Aressy, Billere, Bizanos, Gelos, Laroin, Lescar, Lons, Mazeres-Lezons, Narcastet, Pau, Rontignon, Saint-Faust and Uzos.

Getting here

Jurançon 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 Jurançon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

This page in French: Visitez Jurançon

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