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Photo is of Tarbes at 5 km from Bours

Visit Bours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 5 km and Maubourguet at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bours, 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 Bours in Occitanie.

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

Tarbes

Tarbes

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
 
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Pau

Pau

at 37 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

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

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 39 km (direction east), in the Gers department

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

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-east)

...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

The pleasnt town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some lovely...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arreau guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bours

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Markets in and near Bours

  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (3km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (13km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (37km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (37km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (37km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Bours, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bours, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (5km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (5km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Médous (27km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (30km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (33km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (41km)
  • Cirque du Litor (47km)
  • Cirque du Lys (48km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (48km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bours is in the south-west of France at 5 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Bours is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bours

Canton: Aureilhan

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65460

Distance to Bours

from Tarbes (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 581 km

from Bordeaux: 181 km

from Strasbourg: 835 km

Getting here

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

We have 29 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrest, Aureilhan, Aurensan, Bazet, Borderes-sur-l'Echez, Boulin, Castera-Lou, Chis, Collongues, Dours, Gayan, Lagarde, Lansac, Lizos, Louit, Marsac, Oleac-Debat, Orleix, Oursbelille, Pouyastruc, Sabalos, Sarniguet, Sarrouilles, Semeac, Siarrouy, Soreac, Talazac, Tarbes and Tostat.

This page in French: Visiter Bours

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