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Arrien tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arrien: highlights and tourist information

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Arrien is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arrien is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 17 km and Chateau de Pau at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arrien, 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 Arrien in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Arrien


Markets in and near Arrien

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (27km)
  • Monein: market Monday (34km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (34km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Arrien, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arrien, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (24km)
  • Grottes de Médous (39km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (40km)
  • Cirque du Litor (41km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (42km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (50km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (51km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arrien

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64420

Distance to Arrien

from Pau (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 846 km

Getting here

Arrien 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 Arrien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aast, Andoins, Bedeille, Eslourenties-Daban, Espechede, Gabaston, Lespourcy, Limendous, Lombia, Lourenties, Luquet, Nousty, Ouillon, Saubole, Sedze-Maubecq, Sedzere, Seron, Soumoulou and Urost.

This page in French: Visiter Arrien

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