Saint-Abit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Abit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Saint-Abit: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Abit is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 12 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Abit is 660 km from Paris).

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

Saint-Abit, France: places to visit and attractions

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Markets in and near Saint-Abit

Local markets

  • Gan: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (12km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (26km)
  • Monein: market Monday (26km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Saint-Abit & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Abit, 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 Saint-Abit and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (30km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (29km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Momas (30km) [Map]
  • Jardin Massey (30km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (14km) [Map]
  • Col d'Aubisque (26km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Ossau (27km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Litor (28km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Lys (37km) [Map]
  • Vallée d'Aspe (38km) [Map]
  • Grottes de Médous (41km) [Map]
  • Pont d'Espagne (41km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Marcadau (44km) [Map]
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km) [Map]
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km) [Map]
  • Col du Tourmalet (49km) [Map]
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (9km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Abit

Canton: Nay-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64800

Distance to Saint-Abit

from Pau (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 862 km

Getting here

Saint-Abit 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 Saint-Abit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Abit): Assat, Baliros, Baudreix, Beuste, Boeil-Bezing, Borderes, Bordes, Bosdarros, Bourdettes, Coarraze, Haut-de-Bosdarros, Igon, Lagos, Mirepeix, Narcastet and Pardies-Pietat.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Abit