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Photo of Gayan in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Tarbes at 9 km from Gayan

Visit Gayan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 9 km and Maubourguet at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gayan, 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 Gayan in Occitanie.

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

Tarbes

Tarbes

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tarbes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments...

See Maubourguet guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Pau

Pau

at 33 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 34 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 43 km (direction east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col d'Aspin guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 49 km (direction south)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Gourette guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 50 km (direction 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
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide

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Map of places to visit near Gayan

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Markets in and near Gayan

  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (7km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (8km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (13km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (25km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (33km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (33km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (37km)

More information about Gayan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gayan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (8km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (42km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (30km)
  • Grottes de Médous (31km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (39km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (45km)
  • Cirque du Litor (47km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (48km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gayan is in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Gayan is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gayan

Canton: Bordères-sur-l'Échez

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65320

Distance to Gayan

from Tarbes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 584 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 835 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrest, Aurensan, Bazet, Bazillac, Borderes-sur-l'Echez, Bours, Camales, Lagarde, Marsac, Montaner, Orleix, Oursbelille, Pintac, Pujo, Sarniguet, Siarrouy, Talazac, Tarasteix, Tostat, Ugnouas and Villenave-Pres-Marsac.

This page in French: Visiter Gayan

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