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Argeles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Argeles in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Lourdes at 18 km from Argeles

Visit Argeles: highlights and tourist information

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Argeles is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 18 km and Tarbes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Argeles, 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 Argeles in Occitanie.

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

Lourdes

Lourdes

at 18 km (direction west)

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage...

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 19 km (direction north-west)

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place...

See Tarbes guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 19 km (direction south-east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
 
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Arreau

Arreau

at 24 km (direction south-east)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau...

See Arreau guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that...

See Saint-Savin guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 29 km (direction south-west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 32 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style...

See Valcabrere guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 39 km (direction south-east)

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the pyrenees,...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between...

See Mont Perdu guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but...

See Maubourguet guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of...

See Col d'Aubisque guide

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

Map of places to visit near Argeles

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Markets in and near Argeles

  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (5km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (20km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (29km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (32km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (33km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (34km)

More information about Argeles, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Argeles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (19km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (19km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Médous (6km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (13km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (21km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (32km)
  • Cirque du Lys (36km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (38km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (40km)
  • Gorges de la Save (41km)
  • Cirque du Litor (42km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (43km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (44km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (45km)
  • Lac d'Oo (46km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (47km)
  • Brèche de Roland (48km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Argeles is in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Argeles is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Argeles

Canton: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65200

Distance to Argeles

from Tarbes (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 845 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Argeles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antist, Artiguemy, Asque, Aste, Bagneres-de-Bigorre, Banios, Bettes, Bonnemazon, Bourg-de-Bigorre, Castillon, Chelle-Spou, Cieutat, Esconnets, Escots, Espieilh, Frechendets, Gerde, Gourgue, Hauban, Lies, Marsas, Merilheu, Ordizan, Orignac, Pouzac and Uzer.

This page in French: Visiter Argeles

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