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Gayon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gayon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Maubourguet at 17 km from Gayon

Visit Gayon: highlights and tourist information

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Gayon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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.

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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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 17 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Pau

Pau

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Pau guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 26 km (direction north-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
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
 
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Tarbes

Tarbes

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque section...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Eauze

Eauze

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

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings...

See Eauze guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 48 km (direction west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight...

See Orthez guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

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

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

See Vic Fezensac guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western...

See Navarrenx guide
Mont-de-Marsan

Mont-de-Marsan

at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Landes department

Not usually thought of as a tourist destination, Mont-de-Marsan has...

See Mont-de-Marsan guide

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Map of places to visit near Gayon

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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

What to do at Gayon? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Gayon is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gayon is 628 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gayon

Canton: Lembeye

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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

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