Ance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ance: highlights and tourist information

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Ance is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ance is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 9 km and Navarrenx at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ance, 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 Ance in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Ance

Markets in and near Ance

  • Aramits: market Sunday (4km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (8km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (14km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (18km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Monein: market Monday (22km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (24km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)

More information about Ance, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ance, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (20km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (20km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (22km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (22km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (22km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (23km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (24km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (24km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (29km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (34km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (36km)
  • Cirque du Litor (39km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (41km)
  • Cirque du Lys (52km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (54km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ance

Canton: Aramits

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64570

Distance to Ance

from Pau (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 890 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aramits, Arette, Esquiule, Feas, Issor and Lanne-en-Baretous.

This page in French: Visiter Ance