Amou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Amou in Landes

Visit Amou: highlights and tourist information

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Amou is situated in the Landes department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Amou is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 12 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amou, 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 Amou 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 Landes

Map of places to visit near Amou

Markets in and near Amou

Market days in Amou: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Amou: market Sunday (0km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (18km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (20km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Tartas: market Saturday (27km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)

More information about Amou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Amou, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amou.

Heritage sites

  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Amou

Canton: Amou

Arrondissement: Dax

Department: Landes

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 40330

Distance to Amou

from Mont-de-Marsan (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 841 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 858 km

Getting here

Amou is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the region's airports at Bordeaux or Biarritz. The drive down the west coast from Saint Malo ferry port requires about 8 hours. For driving distances to Amou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arsague, Bonnegarde, Bonnut, Brassempouy, Castel-Sarrazin, Gaujacq, Marpaps, Nassiet and Sault-de-Navailles.

This page in French: Visiter Amou