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Visit Abos: highlights and tourist information

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Abos is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Abos is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 16 km and Chateau de Pau at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abos, 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 Abos in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Abos


Markets in and near Abos

  • Monein: market Monday (4km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (5km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (13km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (19km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Abos, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Abos, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (19km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (20km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (20km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (42km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (43km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (46km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (46km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (46km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (48km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (48km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (48km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (49km)
  • Cirque du Litor (50km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (17km)
  • Hagetmau (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abos

Canton: Monein

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64360

Distance to Abos

from Pau (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 632 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 865 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abidos, Arbus, Artix, Besingrand, Cescau, Cuqueron, Denguin, Labastide-Cezeracq, Labastide-Monrejeau, Lahourcade, Monein, Mourenx, Nogueres, Os-Marsillon, Parbayse, Pardies and Tarsacq.

This page in French: Visiter Abos

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