Bescat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bescat: highlights and tourist information

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Bescat is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Bescat is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laruns at 16 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bescat, 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 Bescat in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Bescat

Markets in and near Bescat

  • Castet: market Thursday (6km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (17km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (20km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (21km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (25km)
  • Monein: market Monday (25km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Bescat, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Bescat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bescat.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (38km)
  • Jardin Massey (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (15km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (18km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (19km)
  • Cirque du Litor (22km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (24km)
  • Cirque du Lys (34km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (35km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (35km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (36km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (38km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (38km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (38km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (38km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (43km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bescat

Canton: Arudy

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64260

Distance to Bescat

from Pau (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 624 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 876 km

Getting here

Bescat is in the south-west of France. 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 Bescat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arudy, Buziet, Buzy, Castet, Izeste, Lasseubetat, Louvie-Juzon, Lys, Rebenacq, Sainte-Colome and Sevignacq-Meyracq.

This page in French: Visiter Bescat