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Visit Castet: highlights and tourist information

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Castet is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Castet is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laruns at 10 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Castet

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)

Geography and distances

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

Castet is in the south-west of France. 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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