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Araux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Araux in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Navarrenx at 5 km from Araux

Visit Araux: highlights and tourist information

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Araux is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 5 km and Laas at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Araux, 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 Araux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Laas

Laas

at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
 
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Orthez

Orthez

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Orthez guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

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 south-east)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Pau guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave...

See Sarrance guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Araux

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Markets in and near Araux

  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (16km)
  • Monein: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (19km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (20km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (24km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (26km)

More information about Araux, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Araux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (38km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges d'Holzarté (40km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (40km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (40km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (41km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (41km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (42km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (45km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (47km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (52km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (56km)
  • Cirque du Litor (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (36km)
  • Hagetmau (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Araux is in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Araux is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Araux

Canton: Navarrenx

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64190

Distance to Araux

from Pau (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 652 km

from Bordeaux: 166 km

from Strasbourg: 880 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 Araux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Araujuzon, Audaux, Bastanes, Bugnein, Castetbon, Castetnau-Camblong, Charre, Jasses, Lichos, Meritein, Montfort, Nabas, Narp, Navarrenx, Ossenx, Sus, Susmiou and Viellenave-de-Navarrenx.

This page in French: Visiter Araux

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