Gelos tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gelos: highlights and tourist information

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Gelos is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 2 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gelos is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 2 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 21 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 .

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Gelos

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)

More information about Gelos, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gelos, France

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 Saint-Engrace (48km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (48km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km)
  • Grottes de Médous (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (51km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)
  • 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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gelos

Canton: Pau-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Gelos 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 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