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Espechede tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 15 km from Espechede

Visit Espechede: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 15 km and Chateau de Pau at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Espechede, 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 Espechede in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 23 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
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
 
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Lourdes

Lourdes

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 36 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 37 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 38 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
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that...

See Saint-Savin guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col...

See Gourette guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 43 km (direction south-south-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

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

Map of places to visit near Espechede

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Markets in and near Espechede

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (15km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (29km)
  • Monein: market Monday (32km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (33km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Espechede, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Espechede, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (22km)
  • Jardin Massey (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (25km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (24km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (40km)
  • Cirque du Litor (41km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (42km)
  • Grottes de Médous (42km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (53km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Espechede is in the south-west of France at 15 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Espechede is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Espechede

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64160

Distance to Espechede

from Pau (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 603 km

from Bordeaux: 172 km

from Strasbourg: 847 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 Espechede from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andoins, Arrien, Artigueloutan, Eslourenties-Daban, Gabaston, Lespourcy, Limendous, Lombia, Lourenties, Nousty, Ouillon, Saint-Jammes, Saubole, Sedze-Maubecq, Sedzere, Sendets, Soumoulou and Urost.

This page in French: Visiter Espechede

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