Accous tourism and travel guide

Photo of Accous in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Lescun at 5 km from Accous

Visit Accous: highlights and tourist information

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Accous 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 Accous in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lescun at 5 km and Sarrance at 9 km.

Accous, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-west)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and other scenic...

See Lescun guide


at 9 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide


at 15 km (direction east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery that attracts...

See Laruns guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 21 km (direction east)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous high mountains...

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at 22 km (direction east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 24 km (direction east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 24 km (direction east)

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

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at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most beatiful mountain scenery...

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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pau guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide

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Markets in and near Accous

  • Bedous: market Thursday (2km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (19km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (24km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (26km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Monein: market Monday (39km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (41km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (53km)

More information about Accous, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Accous, France

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

Heritage sites

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (3km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (15km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (18km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (18km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (18km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (21km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (21km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (21km)
  • Cirque du Litor (26km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (26km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (36km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (37km)
  • Cirque du Lys (38km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (39km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (32km)

Geography and distances

Accous is in the south-west of France at 41 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Accous is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Accous

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64490

Distance to Accous

from Pau (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 906 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 898 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 Accous from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aydius, Bedous, Cette-Eygun, Lees-Athas, Lescun and Osse-en-Aspe.

This page in French: Visiter Accous