Gestas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gestas: highlights and tourist information

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Gestas is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gestas is 661 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 7 km and Navarrenx at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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 .

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Gestas

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

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)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (38km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (40km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gestas

Canton: Saint-Palais

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: 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

Gestas 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 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