Araux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Araux: highlights and tourist information

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Araux is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Araux is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 5 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 12 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 .

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Araux

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

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)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (40km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (40km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (40km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (41km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Araux

Canton: Navarrenx

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Araux 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 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