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Cescau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cescau in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Pau at 16 km from Cescau

Visit Cescau: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 16 km and Chateau de Pau at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cescau, 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 Cescau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 16 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of...

See Chateau de Pau guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western...

See Navarrenx guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is...

See Orthez guide
 
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Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th century...

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

Laas

at 28 km (direction west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style...

See Laas guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 35 km (direction west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a...

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Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 35 km (direction west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church...

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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 36 km (direction west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 44 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the...

See Maubourguet guide

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Map of places to visit near Cescau

 
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Markets in and near Cescau

  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (11km)
  • Monein: market Monday (12km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (26km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (28km)

More information about Cescau, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cescau, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)
  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (7km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (12km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (54km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (17km)
  • Hagetmau (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cescau is in the south-west of France at 16 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Cescau is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cescau

Canton: Arthez-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64170

Distance to Cescau

from Pau (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 857 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 858 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 Cescau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abos, Arnos, Artix, Besingrand, Beyrie-en-Bearn, Bougarber, Boumourt, Casteide-Cami, Denguin, Doazon, Labastide-Cezeracq, Labastide-Monrejeau, Mazerolles, Momas, Serres-Sainte-Marie, Uzein and Viellenave-d'Arthez.

This page in French: Visiter Cescau

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