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 (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 Pau at 12 km and Lourdes at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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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Map of places to visit near Saint-Abit

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