Lescar tourism and travel guide
Visit Lescar: highlights and tourist information
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).
Lescar, France: places to visit 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.
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Map of places to visit near Lescar
More information about Lescar & region
Markets in and near Lescar
- 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'HolzartÃ© (54km); Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)
Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (22km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (26km)
Geography and distances
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
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.
This page in French: Visitez Lescar