Meillon travel guide
Visit Meillon: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Pau at 6 km from Meillon
Location: Meillon 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: Meillon is 655 km from Paris and 870 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Meillon: these include Pau at 6 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 25 km. Pau is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 6 km and Zoo d'Asson is a listed zoo or wildlife park at 15 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 Meillon, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Meillon
Col du Tourmalet 54km
Note that all distances from Meillon shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Meillon holidays and travel
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Markets near Meillon
- Pau: market every every day except Sunday (6km)
- Gan: market every Wednesday (7km)
- Monein: market every Monday (23km)
- Castet: market every Thursday (23km)
- Artix: market every Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
- Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market every Friday (26km)
- Mourenx: market every Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
- Lourdes: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (28km)
- Tarbes: market every Thursday all day (31km)
- Vic-en-Bigorre: market every Saturday all day (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 Meillon and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Meillon map below.
Heritage Site Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
National Monument Marshall Foch house (31km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du château de Viven (23km); Jardin du château de Momas (23km); Jardin Massey (31km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Grottes de Betharram (21km); Col d'Aubisque (32km); Vallée d'Ossau (32km); Vallée d'Aspe (42km); Grottes de Médous (45km); Col du Tourmalet (54km)
Town Of Art And History Oloron-Sainte-Marie (26km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Zoo d'Asson (15km)
Map of places to visit near Meillon & Location Information
Distance to Meillon
from Pau (local prefecture): 6 km
from Paris: 655 km
from Calais: 870 km
from Nice: 613 km
from Bordeaux: 176 km
from Strasbourg: 858 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 17 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Meillon): Aressy, Artigueloutan, Assat, Baliros, Bizanos, Boeil-Bezing, Bordes, Gelos, Lee, Mazeres-Lezons, Narcastet, Ousse, Pardies-Pietat, Pau, Rontignon, Sendets and Uzos.
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 Meillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Meillon