Location: Lescar is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 6 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Lescar is 650 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Pau at 6 km from Lescar
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Lescar. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in 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 Lescar 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) (22km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km); Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)
National Monuments Marshall Foch house (42km)
Remarkable gardens Jardin du château de Momas (13km); Jardins du château de Viven (16km); Jardin Massey (42km); Palmeraie du Sarthou (57km)
Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Betharram (32km); Vallée d'Ossau (39km); Col d'Aubisque (40km); Cirque du Litor (44km); Vallée d'Aspe (45km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km); Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km); Gorges de Kakoetta (52km); Gorges de Kakouetta (52km); Gorges d'Holzarté (54km); Gorges d'HolzartÃ© (54km)
Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (22km)
zoo or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (26km)
from Pau (local prefecture): 6 km
from Paris: 650 km
from Calais: 864 km
from Nice: 622 km
from Bordeaux: 168 km
from Strasbourg: 860 km
Pyrenees-Atlantiques 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 Lescar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Lescar