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Arbus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Pau at 12 km from Arbus

Visit Arbus: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 12 km and Pau at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arbus, 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 Arbus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pau guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Navarrenx

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Laas guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 35 km (direction west)

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

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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 36 km (direction west)

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

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

Salies-de-Bearn

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery...

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the base of...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide

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Map of places to visit near Arbus

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Markets in and near Arbus

  • Monein: market Monday (6km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (12km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (17km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (19km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Arbus, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arbus, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (19km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)
  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (18km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (60km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (37km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (40km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (42km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (44km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (46km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (46km)
  • Cirque du Litor (46km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (48km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (48km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (48km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (12km)
  • Hagetmau (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Arbus is in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arbus is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arbus

Canton: Lescar

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64230

Distance to Arbus

from Pau (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 864 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 Arbus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abos, Artiguelouve, Aussevielle, Besingrand, Beyrie-en-Bearn, Cuqueron, Denguin, Labastide-Cezeracq, Laroin, Monein, Parbayse, Pardies, Poey-de-Lescar, Siros and Tarsacq.

This page in French: Visiter Arbus

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