Ger tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ger: highlights and tourist information

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Ger 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: Ger is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 10 km and Lourdes at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ger, 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 Ger 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 Ger

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)

More information about Ger, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ger, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ger

Canton: Pontacq

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: 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

Ger 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 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