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Photo is of Laas at 5 km from Gestas

Visit Gestas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laas at 5 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gestas, 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 Gestas in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Laas

Laas

at 5 km (direction north-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and...

See Laas guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 7 km (direction north-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 7 km (direction north-west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
 
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Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 12 km (direction west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the...

See Saint-Palais guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established role on one...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 42 km (direction west)

Cambo-les-Bains is a small pleasant town, best known for its thermal waters...

See Cambo-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Gestas

 
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Markets in and near Gestas

  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (12km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (14km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Monein: market Monday (25km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (26km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (26km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (28km)

More information about Gestas, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gestas, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (38km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (42km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges d'Holzarté (38km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (40km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (40km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (41km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (41km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (42km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (42km)
  • Marais d'Orx (49km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (50km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (51km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (56km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hagetmau (41km)
  • Pau (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gestas is in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gestas is 661 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gestas

Canton: Saint-Palais

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64190

Distance to Gestas

from Pau (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 661 km

from Calais: 870 km

from Nice: 658 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 885 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 Gestas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrein, Araujuzon, Barraute-Camu, Charre, Espiute, Etcharry, Guinarthe-Parenties, Lichos, Montfort, Nabas, Narp, Ossenx, Osserain-Rivareyte, Rivehaute, Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Sauveterre-de-Bearn and Tabaille-Usquain.

This page in French: Visiter Gestas

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