Mirepeix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mirepeix: highlights and tourist information

Mirepeix is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 16 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Mirepeix is 661 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 21 km and Saint-Savin at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mirepeix, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Mirepeix. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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More information about Mirepeix & region

Markets in and near Mirepeix

Local markets

  • Gan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (15km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (19km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (27km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (30km)
  • Monein: market Monday (31km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (35km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Mirepeix, 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 Mirepeix and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km); Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)

National Monuments Marshall Foch house (27km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin Massey (27km); Jardins du château de Viven (32km); Jardin du château de Momas (33km)

Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Betharram (11km); Col d'Aubisque (24km); Cirque du Litor (26km); Vallée d'Ossau (26km); Cirque du Lys (34km); Grottes de Médous (37km); Pont d'Espagne (38km); Vallée d'Aspe (39km); Cirque du Marcadau (41km); Col du Tourmalet (45km)

Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (15km); Tarbes (27km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (7km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mirepeix

Canton: Nay-Est

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64800

Distance to Mirepeix

from Pau (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 661 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 185 km

from Strasbourg: 861 km

Getting here

Mirepeix 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 Mirepeix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Mirepeix): Asson, Baliros, Baudreix, Benejacq, Beuste, Boeil-Bezing, Borderes, Bordes, Bourdettes, Coarraze, Igon, Lagos, Lucgarier, Pardies-Pietat and Saint-Abit.

This page in French: Visitez Mirepeix