Balansun tourism and travel guide

Photo of Balansun in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Orthez at 6 km from Balansun

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Balansun 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 Balansun in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 6 km and Laas at 17 km.

Balansun, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Orthez

Orthez

at 6 km (direction west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight of your visit...

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 17 km (direction south-west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
 
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Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn is one...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

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

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the historic Navarre region...

See Saint-Palais guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Pau

Pau

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Dax

at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a pleasant if quiet town...

See Dax guide
Aire-sur-l\'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 42 km (direction east-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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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

What to do at Balansun? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Balansun is in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Balansun is 641 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balansun

Canton: Orthez

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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