Asson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Asson: highlights and tourist information

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Asson is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Asson is 666 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 19 km and Pau at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Asson, 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 Asson 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 Asson

Markets in and near Asson

  • Gan: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (20km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (29km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (30km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (33km)
  • Monein: market Monday (33km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (36km)

More information about Asson, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Asson, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Asson.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (7km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (19km)
  • Cirque du Litor (21km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (22km)
  • Cirque du Lys (29km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (34km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (35km)
  • Grottes de Médous (35km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (36km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (2km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Asson

Canton: Nay-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64800

Distance to Asson

from Pau (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 666 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 190 km

from Strasbourg: 865 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthez-d'Asson, Benejacq, Bruges-Capbis-Mifaget, Coarraze, Igon, Lestelle-Betharram, Mirepeix and Montaut.

This page in French: Visiter Asson