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Gelos tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Pau at 1 km from Gelos

Visit Gelos: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 1 km and Pau at 2 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gelos, 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 Gelos in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 1 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 2 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pau guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
 
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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Navarrenx

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of...

See Sarrance guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 34 km (direction south)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the...

See Laruns guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Gourette guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 36 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide

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Map of places to visit near Gelos

 
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Markets in and near Gelos

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (1km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Monein: market Monday (17km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (22km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (24km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (28km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Gelos, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (20km)
  • Jardin Massey (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (25km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (34km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (34km)
  • Cirque du Litor (37km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (41km)
  • Cirque du Lys (48km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (48km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (48km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km)
  • Grottes de Médous (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (51km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (19km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gelos is in the south-west of France at 2 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gelos is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gelos

Canton: Pau-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64110

Distance to Gelos

from Pau (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 860 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 Gelos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aressy, Billere, Bizanos, Gan, Jurancon, Laroin, Lescar, Lons, Mazeres-Lezons, Meillon, Narcastet, Pau, Rontignon and Uzos.

This page in French: Visiter Gelos

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