Escout tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escout in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 4 km from Escout

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Escout in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 4 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 4 km.

Escout, France: places to visit and attractions

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 4 km (direction west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 5 km (direction west)

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

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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 Gave d'Aspe and...

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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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Pau

Pau

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Laruns

Laruns

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

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Lescun

Lescun

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

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Gourette

Gourette

at 31 km (direction south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

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Laas

Laas

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Orthez

Orthez

at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Escout

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (5km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Monein: market Monday (15km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (16km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (17km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (19km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)

More information about Escout, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escout, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (25km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (26km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (29km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (30km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (30km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (31km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (32km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (33km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (33km)
  • Cirque du Litor (33km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (36km)
  • Cirque du Lys (46km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (48km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (50km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escout is in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escout is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escout

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Est

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64870

Distance to Escout

from Pau (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 669 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 634 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 Escout from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnos, Bidos, Escou, Estialescq, Estos, Eysus, Goes, Gurmencon, Herrere, Ledeuix, Ogeu-les-Bains, Oloron-Sainte-Marie and Precilhon.

This page in French: Visiter Escout