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Bareges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bareges in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Luz-Saint-Sauveur at 6 km from Bareges

Visit Bareges: highlights and tourist information

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Bareges is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Luz-Saint-Sauveur at 6 km and Col du Tourmalet at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bareges, 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 Bareges in Occitanie.

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 6 km (direction east)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the...

See Col du Tourmalet guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between France and Spain...

See Mont Perdu guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 22 km (direction east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in...

See Col d'Aspin guide


Scenery at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a...

See Gavarnie guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a...

See Arreau guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Gourette s a small ski station on the route...

See Gourette guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 33 km (direction west)

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of...

See Pyrenees National Parc guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

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

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the pyrenees,...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with...

See Col d'Aubisque guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place...

See Tarbes guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Pyrenees

Map of places to visit near Bareges


Markets in and near Bareges

  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (6km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (40km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (44km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (46km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (46km)

More information about Bareges, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bareges, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (38km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col du Tourmalet (6km)
  • Grottes de Médous (18km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (18km)
  • Cirque du Lys (18km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (19km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (20km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (23km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (23km)
  • Brèche de Roland (24km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (26km)
  • Cirque du Litor (30km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (31km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (34km)
  • Lac d'Oo (39km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (41km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (37km)

Geography and distances

Bareges is in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Bareges is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bareges

Canton: Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Arrondissement: Argelès-Gazost

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65120

Distance to Bareges

from Tarbes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 905 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 868 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bareges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betpouey, Esquieze-Sere, Esterre, Luz-Saint-Sauveur, Sers, Viella and Viey.

This page in French: Visiter Bareges

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