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Escots tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Col d'Aspin at 14 km from Escots

Visit Escots: highlights and tourist information

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Escots is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Col d'Aspin at 14 km and Arreau at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escots, 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 Escots in Occitanie.

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

Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arreau guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 19 km (direction south-west)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Lourdes guide
 
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Tarbes

Tarbes

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 27 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 30 km (direction south-west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside,...

See Saint-Savin guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 33 km (direction south-east)

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

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

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction south-west)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between France and...

See Mont Perdu guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 46 km (direction south-west)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a great circular cliff,...

See Gavarnie guide

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Map of places to visit near Escots

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Markets in and near Escots

  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (9km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (26km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (28km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (28km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (30km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (38km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Escots, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Escots, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (24km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (25km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (7km)
  • Grottes de Médous (8km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (19km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (37km)
  • Gorges de la Save (38km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (38km)
  • Cirque du Lys (39km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (40km)
  • Lac d'Oo (40km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (42km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (44km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (46km)
  • Cirque du Litor (46km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (46km)
  • Brèche de Roland (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escots is in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Escots is 664 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escots

Canton: Lannemezan

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65130

Distance to Escots

from Tarbes (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 886 km

from Nice: 571 km

from Bordeaux: 209 km

from Strasbourg: 844 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argeles, Arrodets, Asque, Banios, Batsere, Benque, Bettes, Bonnemazon, Bourg-de-Bigorre, Bulan, Capvern, Castillon, Esconnets, Esparros, Espeche, Espieilh, Frechendets, Laborde, Lies, Lomne, Marsas, Molere, Sarlabous, Tilhouse and Uzer.

This page in French: Visiter Escots

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