Bours tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bours: highlights and tourist information

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Bours is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 5 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Bours is 644 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Bours

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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