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Escures tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maubourguet at 13 km from Escures

Visit Escures: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 13 km and Pau at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escures, 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 Escures in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 13 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Pau

Pau

at 27 km (direction west-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 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), 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 31 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 42 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
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but best known...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Eauze

Eauze

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings...

See Eauze guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 49 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 50 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 50 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
Mont-de-Marsan

Mont-de-Marsan

at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Landes department

Not usually thought of as a tourist destination, Mont-de-Marsan has some interesting...

See Mont-de-Marsan guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Valence-sur-Baise

Valence-sur-Baise

at 62 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Explore the historic centre of the bastide town of Valence-sur-Baise, then visit...

See Valence-sur-Baise guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Escures

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Markets in and near Escures

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (21km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (21km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (24km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (27km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (37km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Escures, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escures, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (26km)
  • Jardin Massey (30km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escures is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Escures is 629 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escures

Canton: Lembeye

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64350

Distance to Escures

from Pau (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 629 km

from Calais: 845 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 157 km

from Strasbourg: 832 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 Escures from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arricau-Bordes, Betracq, Corbere-Aberes, Gayon, Lalongue, Lasserre, Lembeye, Lespielle, Monassut-Audiracq, Moncaup, Monpezat, Peyrelongue-Abos, Samsons-Lion, Semeacq-Blachon, Simacourbe, Vialer and Vidouze.

This page in French: Visiter Escures

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