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Amou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orthez at 12 km from Amou

Visit Amou: highlights and tourist information

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Amou is situated in the Landes department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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!

Orthez

Orthez

at 12 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight of...

See Orthez guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Laas

Laas

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church...

See Laas guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
 
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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Dax

Dax

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a pleasant if...

See Dax guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 30 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Navarrenx guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the historic...

See Saint-Palais guide
Mont-de-Marsan

Mont-de-Marsan

at 39 km (direction north-east)

Not usually thought of as a tourist destination, Mont-de-Marsan has some interesting...

See Mont-de-Marsan guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Pau

Pau

at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque region...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide

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Map of places to visit near Amou

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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

What to do at Amou? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Amou is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Mont-de-Marsan, the department capital (general information: Amou is 632 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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