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Photo of Escou in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 6 km from Escou

Visit Escou: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 6 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Escou, 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 Escou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 6 km (direction west)

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

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 6 km (direction west)

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

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 7 km (direction west)

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

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

Sarrance

at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

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Pau

Pau

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pau guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Lescun

Lescun

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lescun guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gourette guide
Laas

Laas

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Orthez guide

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Map of places to visit near Escou

 
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Markets in and near Escou

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (7km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Monein: market Monday (16km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (16km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (17km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (19km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)

More information about Escou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escou, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (24km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (26km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (28km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (29km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (31km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (31km)
  • Cirque du Litor (32km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (33km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (34km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (34km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (37km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (49km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (49km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escou is in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escou is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escou

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Est

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64870

Distance to Escou

from Pau (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 669 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 184 km

from Strasbourg: 878 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 Escou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bidos, Buziet, Escout, Estialescq, Eysus, Goes, Gurmencon, Herrere, Lasseube, Ogeu-les-Bains and Precilhon.

This page in French: Visiter Escou

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