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Arreau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arreau: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a delightful small town to explore

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Arreau. For detailed visitor information see the Arreau travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Col de Peyresourde at 14 km and Col du Tourmalet at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arreau, 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 Arreau in Occitanie.

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

Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Col d'Aspin guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
 
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Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont Perdu guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a great...

See Gavarnie guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

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

See Mont d'Astarac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arreau

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Markets in and near Arreau

Market days in Arreau: weekly market: Thursday all day;

  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (0km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (11km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (24km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (27km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (38km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Arreau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (42km)
  • Marshall Foch house (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (44km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (14km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (17km)
  • Lac d'Oo (21km)
  • Grottes de Médous (22km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (25km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (28km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (33km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (38km)
  • Brèche de Roland (40km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (41km)
  • Cirque du Lys (42km)
  • Henne Morte (42km)
  • Gorges de la Save (44km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Arreau is in the south-west of France at 43 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Arreau is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arreau

Canton: Arreau

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65240

Distance to Arreau

from Tarbes (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 902 km

from Nice: 566 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 852 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancizan, Ardengost, Aspin-Aure, Aulon, Bareilles, Barrancoueu, Bazus-Aure, Beyrede-Jumet, Borderes-Louron, Cadeac, Camous, Cazaux-Debat, Frechet-Aure, Gouaux, Grezian, Guchen, Jezeau, Lancon, Pailhac and Ris.

This page in French: Visiter Arreau

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