Jurancon tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Jurancon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Jurancon: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Jurancon on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 20 km and Laruns at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jurancon, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Jurancon and location information

More information about Jurancon & region

Pyrenees-Atlantiques (local department)

Aquitaine (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Jurancon

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)

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'Holzarté (53km); Gorges d'Holzarté (53km); Col du Tourmalet (61km)

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (2km); Tarbes (38km); Hagetmau (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jurancon

Canton: Jurançon

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64110

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

Getting here

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.

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.

This page in French: Visitez Jurancon

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