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Photo of Avajan in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Col de Peyresourde at 6 km from Avajan

Visit Avajan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Col de Peyresourde at 6 km and Arreau at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avajan, 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 Avajan in Occitanie.

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

Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 8 km (direction north-west)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is...

See Arreau guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Col d'Aspin guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
 
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Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction 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
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 33 km (direction west)

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

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 and...

See Mont Perdu guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

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

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

See Gavarnie guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Avajan

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Markets in and near Avajan

  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (8km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (26km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (31km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (34km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (40km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (47km)

More information about Avajan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Avajan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (47km)
  • Marshall Foch house (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac d'Oo (13km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (17km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (22km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (23km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (27km)
  • Grottes de Médous (30km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (33km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (37km)
  • Brèche de Roland (40km)
  • Henne Morte (40km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (45km)
  • Gorges de la Save (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Avajan is in the south-west of France at 51 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Avajan is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avajan

Canton: Bordères-Louron

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65240

Distance to Avajan

from Tarbes (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 564 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 855 km

Getting here

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

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adervielle-Pouchergues, Ancizan, Armenteule, Azet, Bazus-Aure, Borderes-Louron, Bourisp, Cadeac, Camparan, Cazaux-Debat, Ens, Estarvielle, Estensan, Genos, Germ, Gouaux, Grailhen, Grezian, Guchan, Guchen, Lancon, Loudenvielle, Loudervielle, Mont, Ris, Sailhan and Vielle-Louron.

This page in French: Visiter Avajan

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