Lescar tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Lescar in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Lescar: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Lescar on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 21 km and Orthez at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lescar, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Lescar. 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 Lescar and location information

More information about Lescar & region

Pyrenees-Atlantiques (local department)

Aquitaine (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Lescar

Local markets

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (7km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Monein: market Monday (12km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (21km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (29km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (33km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Lescar, 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 Sainte-Engrâce (49km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km); Gorges de Kakoetta (52km); Gorges de Kakouetta (52km); Gorges d'Holzarté (54km); Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)

Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (7km); Hagetmau (38km); Tarbes (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lescar

Canton: Lescar

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64230

Distance to Lescar

from Pau (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 860 km

Getting here

Lescar 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.

We have 11 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Lescar): Artiguelouve, Aussevielle, Beyrie-en-Bearn, Billere, Gelos, Jurancon, Laroin, Lons, Pau, Poey-de-Lescar and Siros.

This page in French: Visitez Lescar

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