Balansun tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balansun: highlights and tourist information

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Balansun is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Balansun is 641 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 6 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balansun, 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 Balansun 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 Balansun

Markets in and near Balansun

  • Orthez: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (8km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (12km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (18km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (20km)
  • Monein: market Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (33km)

More information about Balansun, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Balansun, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (27km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balansun

Canton: Orthez

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64300

Distance to Balansun

from Pau (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 641 km

from Calais: 851 km

from Nice: 642 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 863 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argagnon, Biron, Castetis, Castetner, Hagetaubin, Lacadee, Maslacq, Mesplede, Sallespisse and Sarpourenx.

This page in French: Visiter Balansun