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Fontrailles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont d'Astarac at 17 km from Fontrailles

Visit Fontrailles: highlights and tourist information

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Fontrailles is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont d'Astarac at 17 km and Tarbes at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontrailles, 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 Fontrailles in Occitanie.

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

Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 17 km (direction east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Auch

Auch

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other...

See Auch guide
 
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Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 45 km (direction south)

...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 46 km (direction south), in the Gers department

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

See Vic Fezensac guide
Lavardens

Lavardens

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

The castle and the church are among the places of interest in...

See Lavardens guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 49 km (direction south)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a delightful...

See Arreau guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees, famous...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 64 km (direction west-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

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

Map of places to visit near Fontrailles

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Markets in and near Fontrailles

  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (17km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (19km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Seissan: market Friday (25km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (34km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Auch: market Thursday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Fontrailles, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Fontrailles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (26km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (20km)
  • Jardin Massey (25km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Save (27km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (35km)
  • Grottes de Médous (37km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (52km)
  • Henne Morte (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tarbes (25km)
  • Ordan-Larroque (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontrailles is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Fontrailles is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontrailles

Canton: Trie-sur-Baïse

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65220

Distance to Fontrailles

from Tarbes (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 853 km

from Nice: 559 km

from Bordeaux: 182 km

from Strasbourg: 815 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontrailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antin, Barcugnan, Bernadets-Debat, Castex, Duffort, Estampures, Lalanne-Trie, Lapeyre, Lubret-Saint-Luc, Luby-Betmont, Manas-Bastanous, Mazerolles, Mont-de-Marrast, Montaut, Sadeillan, Sadournin, Sainte-Aurence-Cazaux, Sarraguzan and Vidou.

This page in French: Visiter Fontrailles

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