Meillon tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Meillon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Meillon: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Meillon on map of France

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).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 25 km and Lourdes at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Meillon, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

More information about Meillon & region

Pyrenees-Atlantiques (local department)

Aquitaine (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Meillon

Local markets

  • 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 Kakoetta (54km); Gorges de Kakouetta (54km); Col du Tourmalet (54km)

Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (6km); Tarbes (31km); Hagetmau (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Meillon

Canton: Pau-Sud

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64510

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

Getting here

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

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