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Photo is of Pau at 16 km from Astis

Visit Astis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 16 km and Chateau de Pau at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Astis, 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 Astis in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 29 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
 
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Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 36 km (direction south-west)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 36 km (direction south-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 36 km (direction west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is...

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Navarrenx

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western...

See Navarrenx guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Laas

Laas

at 43 km (direction west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and...

See Laas guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 49 km (direction west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide

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

Map of places to visit near Astis

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Markets in and near Astis

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (16km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (23km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Monein: market Monday (25km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (31km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (32km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Astis, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (41km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (5km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (10km)
  • Jardin Massey (39km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (39km)
  • Grottes de Médous (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Astis is in the south-west of France at 16 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Astis is 636 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Astis

Canton: Thèze

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64450

Distance to Astis

from Pau (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 851 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 157 km

from Strasbourg: 845 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 Astis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anos, Argelos, Auga, Auriac, Barinque, Bournos, Carrere, Doumy, Lalonquette, Lasclaveries, Leme, Miossens-Lanusse, Mouhous, Navailles-Angos, Saint-Armou, Sauvagnon, Seby, Sevignacq, Theze and Viven.

This page in French: Visiter Astis

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