Aydius tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aydius in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Sarrance at 7 km from Aydius

Visit Aydius: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aydius in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 7 km and Lescun at 10 km.

Aydius, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

See Sarrance guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and other scenic...

See Lescun guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Laruns guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 17 km (direction east)

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

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at 18 km (direction east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque section of river...

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Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most beatiful mountain scenery...

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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pau guide


at 37 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide

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Markets in and near Aydius

  • Bedous: market Thursday (5km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (13km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (20km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (22km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (29km)
  • Monein: market Monday (36km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (36km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (42km)

More information about Aydius, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Aydius, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (7km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (10km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (17km)
  • Cirque du Litor (21km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (22km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (22km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (23km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (25km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (25km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (30km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (31km)
  • Cirque du Lys (34km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (35km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (37km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (44km)
  • Brèche de Roland (54km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (26km)

Geography and distances

Aydius is in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Aydius is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aydius

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64490

Distance to Aydius

from Pau (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 902 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 893 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 Aydius from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accous, Bedous, Osse-en-Aspe and Sarrance.

This page in French: Visiter Aydius