Gayon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gayon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Gayon: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Gayon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gayon is 628 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 17 km and Pau at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Gayon, 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 Gayon in .

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 Gayon

Markets in and near Gayon

  • Riscle: market Friday (21km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (26km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (28km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (32km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Gayon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gayon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gayon.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (22km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (31km)
  • Jardin Massey (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gayon

Canton: Lembeye

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region:

Postcode: 64350

Distance to Gayon

from Pau (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 628 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 599 km

from Bordeaux: 154 km

from Strasbourg: 833 km

Getting here

Gayon 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 Gayon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arricau-Bordes, Burosse-Mendousse, Cadillon, Escures, Lalongue, Lannecaube, Lembeye, Lespielle, Lussagnet-Lusson, Saint-Jean-Poudge, Samsons-Lion, Semeacq-Blachon, Simacourbe and Vialer.

This page in French: Visiter Gayon