Lamayou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lamayou in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Lamayou: highlights and tourist information

Lamayou is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 29 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Lamayou is 636 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 11 km and Tarbes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lamayou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

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Map of places to visit near Lamayou

Markets in and near Lamayou

Local markets

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (15km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (16km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (26km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (29km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (31km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (32km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (38km)

More information about Lamayou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions to visit near Lamayou, 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 Lamayou and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km) [Map]
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (61km) [Map]

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (19km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (18km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Viven (29km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Momas (34km) [Map]
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (38km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (34km) [Map]
  • Grottes de Médous (41km) [Map]
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (49km) [Map]
  • Col d'Aubisque (52km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Ossau (54km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (34km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lamayou

Canton: Montaner

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64460

Distance to Lamayou

from Pau (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 853 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 833 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lamayou): Bentayou-Seree, Caixon, Casteide-Doat, Castera-Loubix, Escaunets, Labatut, Lucarre, Maure, Monsegur, Montaner, Nouilhan, Ponson-Debat-Pouts, Pontiacq-Viellepinte, Saint-Lezer, Sanous, Talazac and Villenave-Pres-Bearn.

This page in French: Visitez Lamayou