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Balansun tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orthez at 6 km from Balansun

Visit Balansun: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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...

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide

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Map of places to visit near Balansun

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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

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