Saint-Abit tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Abit: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Abit is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine 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.


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Plan your visit to Saint-Abit

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Abit

More information about Saint-Abit & region

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)

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 Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km); Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km); Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

National Monuments Marshall Foch house (30km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins du château de Viven (29km); Jardin du château de Momas (30km); Jardin Massey (30km)

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

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

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Pau (12km); Tarbes (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo d'Asson (9km)

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