Ger tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tarbes at 10 km from Ger

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ger in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 10 km and Lourdes at 18 km.

Ger, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tarbes

Tarbes

at 10 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 18 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the time to...

See Maubourguet guide
Pau

Pau

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 27 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 31 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that make a...

See Saint-Savin guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 39 km (direction south-west)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous high mountains...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 40 km (direction south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

See Gourette guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 42 km (direction south-west)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery that attracts...

See Laruns guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 43 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some lovely Pyreneean mountain...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 45 km (direction west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 45 km (direction west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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

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Markets in and near Ger

  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (17km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (17km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (22km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (26km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (36km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Ger, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km)
  • Jézeau église Saint-Laurent (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (53km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km)
  • Grottes de Médous (29km)
  • Cirque du Litor (38km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (39km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (40km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (42km)
  • Cirque du Lys (42km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (42km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (45km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ger is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ger is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ger

Canton: Pontacq

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64530

Distance to Ger

from Pau (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 593 km

from Bordeaux: 181 km

from Strasbourg: 845 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 Ger from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aast, Azereix, Ibos, Juillan, Luquet, Oroix and Pintac.

This page in French: Visiter Ger