Leren tourism and travel guide

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Visit Leren: highlights and tourist information

Leren is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 59 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Leren is 650 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 14 km and La Bastide-Clairence at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Leren, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Markets in and near Leren

Local markets

  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (19km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (26km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (28km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (30km)

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

Heritage sites Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (3km); Bayonne cathédrale St Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (35km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (35km); Porte St Jacques - St Jean Pied-de-Port (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km); Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (48km); Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) La Bastide-Clairence (19km); Ainhoa (43km); Sare (48km)

Remarkable gardens Parc du Sarrat (23km); Jardins de la villa Arnaga (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Bayonne (35km)

Sites of natural beauty Marais d'Orx (30km); Courant de Huchet (49km); Vallée des Aldudes (54km)

Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Anglet (38km); Hagetmau (40km); Mont-de-Marsan (61km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leren

Canton: Salies-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64270

Distance to Leren

from Pau (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 857 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 153 km

from Strasbourg: 882 km

Getting here

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

We have found 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Leren): Auterrive, Came, Carresse-Cassaber, Castagnede, Cauneille, Escos, Labastide-Villefranche, Labatut, Lahontan, Oeyregave, Peyrehorade, Saint-Cricq-du-Gave, Saint-Dos, Saint-Pe-de-Leren and Sorde-l'Abbaye.

This page in French: Visitez Leren