Abidos tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abidos: highlights and tourist information

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Abidos is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Abidos is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 14 km and Orthez at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abidos, 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 Abidos in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Abidos

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

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)
  • 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)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abidos

Canton: Lagor

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Abidos 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 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