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Assat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Pau at 8 km from Assat

Visit Assat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 8 km and Pau at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Assat, 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 Assat 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 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pau guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 26 km (direction 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 26 km (direction west-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 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Lourdes

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 30 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 33 km (direction south)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col...

See Gourette guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide

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Map of places to visit near Assat

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Markets in and near Assat

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (8km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (23km)
  • Monein: market Monday (24km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (27km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (27km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (32km)

More information about Assat, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Assat, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (25km)
  • Jardin Massey (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (19km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (31km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (31km)
  • Cirque du Litor (33km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (42km)
  • Cirque du Lys (42km)
  • Grottes de Médous (44km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (46km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (51km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (51km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (52km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Assat is in the south-west of France at 8 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Assat is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Assat

Canton: Pau-Sud

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64510

Distance to Assat

from Pau (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 871 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 859 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 Assat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andoins, Aressy, Artigueloutan, Baliros, Baudreix, Beuste, Bizanos, Boeil-Bezing, Bordes, Bosdarros, Lagos, Lee, Mazeres-Lezons, Meillon, Narcastet, Ousse, Pardies-Pietat, Pau, Rontignon, Saint-Abit, Sendets and Uzos.

This page in French: Visiter Assat

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