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Escos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escos in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Salies-de-Bearn at 7 km from Escos

Visit Escos: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salies-de-Bearn at 7 km and Sauveterre church of Saint-André at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Escos, 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 Escos in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the...

See Saint-Palais guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laas guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Orthez guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is...

See Dax guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

Cambo-les-Bains is a small pleasant town, best known for its thermal waters...

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages...

See Itxassou guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established role on one...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

Home of red hot chillies, Espelette is a very traditional basque...

See Espelette guide


at 39 km (direction west)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a...

See Bayonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escos


Markets in and near Escos

  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (6km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (14km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (26km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Escos, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escos, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (29km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (36km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Escos is in the south-west of France at 53 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escos is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escos

Canton: Salies-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64270

Distance to Escos

from Pau (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 861 km

from Nice: 666 km

from Bordeaux: 158 km

from Strasbourg: 884 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 Escos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abitain, Arancou, Athos-Aspis, Auterrive, Carresse-Cassaber, Castagnede, Labastide-Villefranche, Leren, Saint-Dos, Saint-Pe-de-Leren, Salies-de-Bearn and Sauveterre-de-Bearn.

This page in French: Visiter Escos

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