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Photo of Castet in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Laruns at 10 km from Castet

Visit Castet: highlights and tourist information

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Castet is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laruns at 10 km and Eaux-Bonnes at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Castet, 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 Castet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Laruns

Laruns

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 14 km (direction south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route...

See Gourette guide
 
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Sarrance

Sarrance

at 15 km (direction west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of...

See Sarrance guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Lescun

Lescun

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lescun guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

The large town of Pau is well known for...

See Pau guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of...

See Pyrenees National Parc guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 32 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Castet

 
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Markets in and near Castet

Market days in Castet: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Castet: market Thursday (0km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (17km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (21km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (26km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (26km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (30km)
  • Monein: market Monday (31km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (37km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Castet, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Castet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (43km)
  • Jardin Massey (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (9km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (12km)
  • Cirque du Litor (16km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (18km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (20km)
  • Cirque du Lys (29km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (33km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (33km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (34km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (34km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (34km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (37km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (37km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (42km)
  • Brèche de Roland (52km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (54km)
  • 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 (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Castet is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Castet is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castet

Canton: Arudy

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64260

Distance to Castet

from Pau (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 625 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 880 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 Castet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arudy, Aste-Beon, Bescat, Bielle, Bilheres, Gere-Belesten, Izeste, Louvie-Juzon, Sainte-Colome and Sevignacq-Meyracq.

This page in French: Visiter Castet

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