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Galan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Galan in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Mont d'Astarac at 18 km from Galan

Visit Galan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont d'Astarac at 18 km and Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Galan, 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 Galan in Occitanie.

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

Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

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

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction 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 26 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Tarbes guide
 
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Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the west of...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Arreau guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 47 km (direction south)

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the pyrenees, which...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 49 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Auch

Auch

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

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

See Auch guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Galan

 
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Markets in and near Galan

  • Montrejeau: market Monday (20km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (27km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (27km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (27km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (32km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Seissan: market Friday (33km)

Hotels near Galan

More information about Galan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Galan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (19km)
  • Marshall Foch house (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (17km)
  • Jardin Massey (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Save (20km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (22km)
  • Grottes de Médous (29km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (41km)
  • Henne Morte (47km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (61km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Galan is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Galan is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Galan

Canton: Galan

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65330

Distance to Galan

from Tarbes (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 556 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 823 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betpouy, Bonnefont, Bonrepos, Campuzan, Castelbajac, Caubous, Galez, Laran, Libaros, Lustar, Monlong, Montastruc, Recurt, Sabarros, Sentous, Tajan, Tournous-Devant and Vieuzos.

This page in French: Visiter Galan

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