Montardon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montardon: highlights and tourist information

Montardon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 7 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Montardon is 645 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 28 km and Navarrenx at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montardon, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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More information about Montardon & region

Markets in and near Montardon

Local markets

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (8km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Monein: market Monday (19km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (23km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (29km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (34km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (34km)

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

Heritage sites Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km); Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km); Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)

National Monuments Marshall Foch house (38km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Viven (11km); Jardin du château de Momas (12km); Jardin Massey (38km); Palmeraie du Sarthou (50km)

Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Betharram (32km); Vallée d'Ossau (43km); Col d'Aubisque (43km); Grottes de Médous (55km); Cirque de Saint-Engrace (56km); Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (56km); Gorges d'Ehujarre (58km); Gorges de Kakoetta (59km); Gorges de Kakouetta (59km)

Towns of Art and history Oloron-Sainte-Marie (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (8km); Tarbes (37km); Hagetmau (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montardon

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64121

Distance to Montardon

from Pau (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 859 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 853 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Montardon): Anos, Bernadets, Buros, Caubios-Loos, Lons, Navailles-Angos, Saint-Armou, Saint-Castin, Sauvagnon and Serres-Castet.

This page in French: Visitez Montardon