Abidos tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Navarrenx at 14 km from Abidos

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Abidos in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 14 km and Orthez at 15 km.

Abidos, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western pyrenees...

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Orthez

Orthez

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight of your visit...

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 18 km (direction west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 23 km (direction south)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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

Pau

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pau guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 23 km (direction south)

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

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Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 25 km (direction west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn is one...

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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 25 km (direction west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a nice place...

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Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 34 km (direction west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the historic Navarre region...

See Saint-Palais guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 39 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

See Sarrance guide
Aire-sur-l\'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide

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Markets in and near Abidos

  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (8km)
  • Monein: market Monday (9km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (23km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (24km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (24km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Abidos, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (20km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (22km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (48km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (50km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (24km)
  • Hagetmau (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Abidos is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Abidos is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Abidos

Canton: Lagor

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64150

Distance to Abidos

from Pau (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 648 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 637 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 866 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 Abidos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abos, Artix, Besingrand, Lacq, Lagor, Lahourcade, Maslacq, Mont, Mourenx, Nogueres, Os-Marsillon, Pardies, Serres-Sainte-Marie, Urdes and Viellesegure.

This page in French: Visiter Abidos