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Visit Gan: highlights and tourist information

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Gan is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 8 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gan is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 7 km and Pau at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gan, 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 Gan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Gan


Markets in and near Gan

Market days in Gan: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Gan: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (7km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Monein: market Monday (18km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (19km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (30km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (32km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Gan, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gan, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (26km)
  • Jardin Massey (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (28km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (29km)
  • Cirque du Litor (32km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (36km)
  • Cirque du Lys (43km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (44km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (44km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (45km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (47km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (47km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (47km)
  • Grottes de Médous (49km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (50km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (15km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gan

Canton: Jurançon

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64290

Distance to Gan

from Pau (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 865 km

Getting here

Gan is in the south-west of France. 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 Gan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aressy, Bosdarros, Gelos, Mazeres-Lezons, Narcastet, Rontignon, Saint-Faust and Uzos.

This page in French: Visiter Gan

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