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Chelan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont d'Astarac at 2 km from Chelan

Visit Chelan: highlights and tourist information

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Chelan is situated in the Gers department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont d'Astarac at 2 km and Auch at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chelan, 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 Chelan in Occitanie.

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

Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 2 km (direction south-east)

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Auch

Auch

at 34 km (direction south-east)

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other...

See Auch guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 35 km (direction south), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
 
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Tarbes

Tarbes

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

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

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

See Maubourguet guide
Cazeres

Cazeres

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide
Lavardens

Lavardens

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle and the church are among the places of interest in...

See Lavardens guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 50 km (direction north-north-west)

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but best known...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Arreau guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse...

See Tourtouse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gers

Map of places to visit near Chelan

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Markets in and near Chelan

  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Seissan: market Friday (17km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (22km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (30km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (32km)
  • Auch: market Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (36km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (39km)

More information about Chelan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Chelan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (15km)
  • Marshall Foch house (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (6km)
  • Jardin Massey (40km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Save (15km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (39km)
  • Grottes de Médous (46km)
  • Henne Morte (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ordan-Larroque (39km)
  • Tarbes (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chelan is in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Auch, the department capital (general information: Chelan is 628 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chelan

Canton: Masseube

Arrondissement: Mirande

Department: Gers

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 32140

Distance to Chelan

from Auch (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 628 km

from Calais: 851 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 805 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arrouede, Aujan-Mournede, Bezues-Bajon, Cabas-Loumasses, Castelnau-Magnoac, Casterets, Larroque, Manent-Montane, Monlaur-Bernet, Mont-d'Astarac, Panassac, Peyret-Saint-Andre, Ponsan-Soubiran, Samaran, Sariac-Magnoac and Thermes-Magnoac.

This page in French: Visiter Chelan

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