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Escou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Escou: highlights and tourist information

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Escou is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escou is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 6 km and Pau at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Escou

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)

Geography and distances

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

Escou 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 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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