Lescar travel guide
Visit Lescar: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Pau at 6 km from Lescar
Location: Lescar is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 6 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Lescar is 650 km from Paris and 864 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Lescar: these include Pau at 6 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 21 km. Pau is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 7 km and Jardin du château de Momas is a listed remarkable garden at 13 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Lescar, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Lescar
Note that all distances from Lescar shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Lescar holidays and travel
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).
Markets near Lescar
- Pau: market every every day except Sunday (7km)
- Gan: market every Wednesday (12km)
- Monein: market every Monday (12km)
- Artix: market every Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
- Mourenx: market every Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
- Arthez-de-Bearn: market every Saturday (21km)
- Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market every Friday (22km)
- Navarrenx: market every Wednesday (27km)
- Castet: market every Thursday (29km)
- Orthez: market every Tuesday (33km)
Tourist attractions nearby
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 Lescar map below.
Heritage Site Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (22km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)
Remarkable Garden Jardin du château de Momas (13km); Jardins du château de Viven (16km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Grottes de Betharram (32km); Vallée d'Ossau (39km); Col d'Aubisque (40km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km); Gorges de Kakoetta (52km); Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)
Town Of Art And History Oloron-Sainte-Marie (22km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Pau (7km); Hagetmau (38km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Zoo d'Asson (26km)
Map of places to visit near Lescar & Location Information
Distance to Lescar
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
* distances are direct not by road!
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