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Escoubes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escoubes in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Pau at 16 km from Escoubes

Visit Escoubes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 16 km and Chateau de Pau at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escoubes, 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 Escoubes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 23 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the...

See Maubourguet guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 32 km (direction east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
 
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Tarbes

Tarbes

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Lourdes

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Laas guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide

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Map of places to visit near Escoubes

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Markets in and near Escoubes

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Monein: market Monday (29km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (30km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (30km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Escoubes, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escoubes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)
  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (16km)
  • Jardin Massey (33km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (35km)
  • Grottes de Médous (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escoubes is in the south-west of France at 16 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escoubes is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escoubes

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64160

Distance to Escoubes

from Pau (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 637 km

from Calais: 852 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 843 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 Escoubes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abere, Anos, Barinque, Bernadets, Gerderest, Higueres-Souye, Lasclaveries, Lussagnet-Lusson, Miossens-Lanusse, Monassut-Audiracq, Riupeyrous, Saint-Armou, Saint-Castin, Saint-Laurent-Bretagne and Sevignacq.

This page in French: Visiter Escoubes

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