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Abitain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abitain: highlights and tourist information

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Abitain is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Abitain is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 5 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abitain, 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 Abitain in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Abitain

Markets in and near Abitain

  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (7km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (11km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (27km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)

More information about Abitain, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Abitain, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (32km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (38km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abitain

Canton: Sauveterre-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64390

Distance to Abitain

from Pau (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 666 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 885 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arancou, Arbouet-Sussaute, Athos-Aspis, Auterrive, Castagnede, Escos, Gabat, Guinarthe-Parenties, Ilharre, Labastide-Villefranche, Labets-Biscay, Osserain-Rivareyte, Saint-Dos, Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Salies-de-Bearn and Sauveterre-de-Bearn.

This page in French: Visiter Abitain

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