Rontignon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rontignon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Rontignon: highlights and tourist information

Rontignon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 6 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Rontignon is 656 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 6 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rontignon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

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Map of places to visit near Rontignon

Markets in and near Rontignon

Local markets

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (5km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Monein: market Monday (21km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (22km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (25km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (29km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (32km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (33km)

More information about Rontignon, Aquitaine

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (33km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (23km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Momas (23km) [Map]
  • Jardin Massey (33km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km) [Map]
  • Col d'Aubisque (31km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Ossau (32km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Litor (34km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Aspe (41km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Lys (44km) [Map]
  • Grottes de Médous (46km) [Map]
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (50km) [Map]
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (50km) [Map]
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km) [Map]
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (53km) [Map]
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (53km) [Map]
  • Col du Tourmalet (55km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (15km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rontignon

Canton: Pau-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64110

Distance to Rontignon

from Pau (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 871 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 176 km

from Strasbourg: 860 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Rontignon): Aressy, Assat, Baliros, Baudreix, Billere, Bizanos, Boeil-Bezing, Bordes, Bosdarros, Gan, Gelos, Jurancon, Lee, Mazeres-Lezons, Meillon, Narcastet, Ousse, Pardies-Pietat, Pau, Sendets and Uzos.

This page in French: Visitez Rontignon