Bielle tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laruns at 8 km from Bielle

Visit Bielle: highlights and tourist information

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Bielle 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 Bielle in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laruns at 8 km and Eaux-Bonnes at 10 km.

Bielle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laruns guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 14 km (direction west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

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Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 20 km (direction north-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 21 km (direction north-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th century entrance...

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at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most beatiful mountain scenery...

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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide

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Markets in and near Bielle

  • Castet: market Thursday (2km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (15km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (21km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (25km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (27km)
  • Monein: market Monday (32km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (32km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (35km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Bielle, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Bielle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (44km)
  • Jardin Massey (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (8km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (12km)
  • Cirque du Litor (16km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (18km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (20km)
  • Cirque du Lys (30km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (32km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (32km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (32km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (33km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (33km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (35km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (35km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (40km)
  • Brèche de Roland (52km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (53km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (54km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (16km)

Geography and distances

Bielle is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Bielle is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bielle

Canton: Laruns

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64260

Distance to Bielle

from Pau (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 198 km

from Strasbourg: 882 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 Bielle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arudy, Aste-Beon, Bilheres, Castet, Gere-Belesten, Izeste, Louvie-Juzon and Sainte-Colome.

This page in French: Visiter Bielle