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Photo is of Tarbes at 15 km from Aast

Visit Aast: highlights and tourist information

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Aast is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 15 km and Lourdes at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aast, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aast in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Tarbes

Tarbes

at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place of...

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage...

See Lourdes guide
Pau

Pau

at 22 km (direction west)

The large town of Pau is well known for the views...

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 23 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the...

See Chateau de Pau guide
 
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Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but...

See Maubourguet guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 34 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside,...

See Saint-Savin guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 40 km (direction south-west)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 41 km (direction south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col...

See Gourette guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 42 km (direction south-west)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the base of...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 43 km (direction west)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 43 km (direction south-west)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding...

See Laruns guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 43 km (direction west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 44 km (direction west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th century...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in...

See Col du Tourmalet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Aast

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Markets in and near Aast

  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (16km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (22km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (22km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (23km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (36km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Aast, France

What to do at Aast? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aast.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (22km)
  • Grottes de Médous (34km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (40km)
  • Cirque du Litor (40km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (43km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (45km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (46km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tarbes (14km)
  • Pau (22km)
  • Hagetmau (57km)
  • Ordan-Larroque (63km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Aast is in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Aast is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aast

Canton: Montaner

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64460

Distance to Aast

from Pau (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 845 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arrien, Eslourenties-Daban, Ger, Lombia, Lourenties, Luquet, Oroix, Ponson-Debat-Pouts, Ponson-Dessus, Saubole, Seron and Urost.

This page in French: Visiter Aast

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