Arbus tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arbus: highlights and tourist information

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Arbus is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arbus is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 12 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 18 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 .

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


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Map of places to visit near Arbus

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

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)
  • 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)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arbus

Canton: Lescar

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Arbus 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 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