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Cauterets tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cauterets: highlights and tourist information

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Cauterets is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 41 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Cauterets is 690 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Luz-Saint-Sauveur at 9 km and Saint-Savin at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cauterets, 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 Cauterets 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 Cauterets


Markets in and near Cauterets

  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (9km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (32km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (36km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (38km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (41km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (43km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (53km)

More information about Cauterets, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cauterets, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Lys (3km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (5km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (10km)
  • Cirque du Litor (16km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (21km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (21km)
  • Brèche de Roland (23km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (23km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (24km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (24km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (25km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (27km)
  • Grottes de Médous (28km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (39km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cauterets

Canton: Argelès-Gazost

Arrondissement: Argelès-Gazost

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65110

Distance to Cauterets

from Tarbes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 690 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 220 km

from Strasbourg: 878 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Estaing and Viscos.

This page in French: Visiter Cauterets

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