Camous tourism and travel guide

Photo of Camous in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Col d\'Aspin at 4 km from Camous

Visit Camous: highlights and tourist information

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Camous 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 Camous in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Col d\'Aspin at 4 km and Arreau at 5 km.

Camous, 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 4 km (direction west)

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

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arreau guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

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

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

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

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Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 19 km (direction west)

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

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Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

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Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 25 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
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont Perdu guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a great circular cliff, is one...

See Gavarnie guide
Mont d\'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 45 km (direction north-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

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Markets in and near Camous

  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (5km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (15km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (21km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (23km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (32km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (34km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (38km)

More information about Camous, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Camous, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (38km)
  • Marshall Foch house (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (41km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (10km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (19km)
  • Grottes de Médous (21km)
  • Lac d'Oo (25km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (28km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (32km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (37km)
  • Gorges de la Save (39km)
  • Henne Morte (40km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (42km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (43km)
  • Brèche de Roland (44km)
  • Cirque du Lys (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Camous is in the south-west of France at 40 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Camous is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Camous

Canton: Arreau

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65410

Distance to Camous

from Tarbes (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 897 km

from Nice: 564 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 848 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ardengost, Arreau, Aspin-Aure, Bareilles, Barrancoueu, Beyrede-Jumet, Frechet-Aure, Ilhet, Jezeau, Pailhac and Sarrancolin.

This page in French: Visiter Camous