Escoubes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Escoubes: highlights and tourist information

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Escoubes is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 16 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escoubes is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 16 km and Maubourguet at 23 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 .

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


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Map of places to visit near Escoubes

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

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)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Escoubes

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Escoubes 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 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