Meillon tourism and travel guide
Visit Meillon: highlights and tourist information
Meillon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 6 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Meillon is 655 km from Paris).
Meillon, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Meillon. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
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Map of places to visit near Meillon
More information about Meillon & region
Markets in and near Meillon
- Pau: market every day except Sunday (6km)
- Gan: market Wednesday (7km)
- Monein: market Monday (23km)
- Castet: market Thursday (23km)
- Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
- Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (26km)
- Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
- Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (28km)
- Tarbes: market Thursday all day (31km)
- Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Meillon, 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 Meillon 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) (26km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
National Monuments Marshall Foch house (31km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Viven (23km); Jardin du château de Momas (23km); Jardin Massey (31km)
Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Betharram (21km); Col d'Aubisque (32km); Vallée d'Ossau (32km); Cirque du Litor (34km); Vallée d'Aspe (42km); Cirque du Lys (44km); Grottes de Médous (45km); Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (51km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (51km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (53km); Gorges de Kakouetta (54km); Gorges de Kakoetta (54km); Col du Tourmalet (54km)
Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (26km)
Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (15km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Meillon
from Pau (prefecture): 6 km
from Paris: 655 km
from Calais: 870 km
from Nice: 613 km
from Bordeaux: 176 km
from Strasbourg: 858 km
Meillon 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.
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.
This page in French: Visitez Meillon