Benque tourism and travel guide

Photo of Benque in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Col d\'Aspin at 17 km from Benque

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Benque 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 Benque in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Col d\'Aspin at 17 km and Arreau at 22 km.

Benque, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Col d\'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arreau guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
 
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Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now it has...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica of Saint-Just...

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Mont d\'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit to Mont...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that developed in...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mont Perdu guide

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Markets in and near Benque

  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (24km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (31km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (34km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (34km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Benque, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (23km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (23km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (8km)
  • Grottes de Médous (12km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (24km)
  • Gorges de la Save (34km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (39km)
  • Cirque du Lys (43km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (43km)
  • Lac d'Oo (43km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (44km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (46km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (47km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (50km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (50km)
  • Brèche de Roland (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Benque is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Benque is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benque

Canton: Lannemezan

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65130

Distance to Benque

from Tarbes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 568 km

from Bordeaux: 206 km

from Strasbourg: 840 km

Getting here

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

We have 29 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artiguemy, Asque, Avezac-Prat-Lahitte, Banios, Batsere, Bettes, Bonnemazon, Bourg-de-Bigorre, Caharet, Capvern, Castillon, Chelle-Spou, Cieutat, Esconnets, Escots, Espeche, Espieilh, Frechendets, Gourgue, Lagrange, Lies, Lomne, Lutilhous, Marsas, Mauvezin, Molere, Pere, Sarlabous and Tilhouse.

This page in French: Visiter Benque