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Esquiule tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 7 km from Esquiule

Visit Esquiule: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 7 km and Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Esquiule, 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 Esquiule in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 7 km (direction east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 8 km (direction east)

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

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


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 18 km (direction south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque...

See Lescun guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 30 km (direction north-west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The large town of Pau is well known for...

See Pau guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in...

See Saint-Palais guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laruns guide

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

Map of places to visit near Esquiule


Markets in and near Esquiule

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (7km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (8km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (15km)
  • Monein: market Monday (17km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (24km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Esquiule, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Esquiule, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (24km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (24km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (26km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (26km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (27km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (27km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (28km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (33km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (37km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (38km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (43km)
  • Cirque du Litor (43km)
  • Cirque du Lys (56km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (36km)

Geography and distances

Esquiule is in the south-west of France at 30 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Esquiule is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esquiule

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Ouest

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64400

Distance to Esquiule

from Pau (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 884 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 886 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 Esquiule from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ance, Barcus, Feas, Geronce, Moumour, Orin, Poey-d'Oloron, Saint-Goin and Verdets.

This page in French: Visiter Esquiule

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