Escot tourism and travel guide

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Visit Escot: highlights and tourist information

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Escot is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escot is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 13 km and Laruns at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escot, 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 Escot in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Escot

Markets in and near Escot

  • Bedous: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (11km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (13km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (15km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (21km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Monein: market Monday (27km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Escot, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escot, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Escot.

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (14km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (19km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (20km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (20km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (21km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (23km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (23km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (24km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (27km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (27km)
  • Cirque du Litor (29km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (34km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (40km)
  • Cirque du Lys (42km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (44km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Escot

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64490

Distance to Escot

from Pau (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 640 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 890 km

Getting here

Escot 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 Escot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asasp-Arros, Issor, Lurbe-Saint-Christau and Sarrance.

This page in French: Visiter Escot