Barcus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 13 km from Barcus

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Barcus 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 Barcus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 13 km and Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 13 km.

Barcus, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 13 km (direction 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 13 km (direction 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


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laas guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide


at 27 km (direction north-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 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lescun guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Orthez guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

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

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

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at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pau guide

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Markets in and near Barcus

  • Aramits: market Sunday (8km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (11km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (13km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Monein: market Monday (21km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (26km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (29km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Barcus, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Barcus, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (22km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (22km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (24km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (24km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (24km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (25km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (30km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (33km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (37km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (42km)
  • Cirque du Litor (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (41km)

Geography and distances

Barcus is in the south-west of France at 35 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Barcus is 674 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barcus

Canton: Mauléon-Licharre

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64130

Distance to Barcus

from Pau (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 674 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 651 km

from Bordeaux: 184 km

from Strasbourg: 890 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 Barcus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Esquiule and Roquiague.

This page in French: Visiter Barcus