Benac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Benac in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Lourdes at 8 km from Benac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Benac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 8 km and Tarbes at 9 km.

Benac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lourdes

Lourdes

at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tarbes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees, famous because the...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
 
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Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 32 km (direction south)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some lovely Pyreneean mountain...

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Col d\'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 34 km (direction south-east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the west of the Pyrenees...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 35 km (direction south-east)

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the time to...

See Maubourguet guide
Pau

Pau

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous high mountains...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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Gourette

Gourette

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

See Gourette guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arreau guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the base of the Col...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery that attracts...

See Laruns guide

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Markets in and near Benac

  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (14km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (28km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (31km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (35km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (37km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Benac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Médous (17km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (19km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (28km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (29km)
  • Cirque du Lys (33km)
  • Cirque du Litor (34km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (36km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (36km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (41km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Benac is in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Benac is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benac

Canton: Ossun

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65380

Distance to Benac

from Tarbes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 877 km

from Nice: 588 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 849 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ade, Averan, Barry, Bartres, Bourreac, Escoubes-Pouts, Hibarette, Horgues, Juillan, Julos, Laloubere, Lanne, Layrisse, Loucrup, Louey, Momeres, Odos, Orincles, Ossun, Pareac, Saint-Martin and Visker.

This page in French: Visiter Benac