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Photo is of Sarrance at 3 km from Escot

Visit Escot: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 3 km and Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 12 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Sarrance

Sarrance

at 3 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
 
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Lescun

Lescun

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de...

See Lescun guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery...

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the base...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route...

See Gourette guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and...

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pau guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most...

See Pyrenees National Parc guide
Laas

Laas

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escot

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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

What to do at Escot? 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)
  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Escot is in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escot is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escot

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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

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