Gurmencon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gurmencon: highlights and tourist information

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Gurmencon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gurmencon is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 4 km and Navarrenx at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gurmencon, 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 Gurmencon 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 Gurmencon

Markets in and near Gurmencon

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (4km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (11km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Monein: market Monday (18km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (18km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (24km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Gurmencon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gurmencon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gurmencon.

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (23km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (24km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (26km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (26km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (28km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (28km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (28km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (29km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (31km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (31km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (33km)
  • Cirque du Litor (34km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (43km)
  • Cirque du Lys (47km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (50km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gurmencon

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Ouest

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 64400

Distance to Gurmencon

from Pau (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 886 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 187 km

from Strasbourg: 883 km

Getting here

Gurmencon 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 Gurmencon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnos, Asasp-Arros, Bidos, Escou, Escout, Estos, Eysus, Goes, Herrere, Lurbe-Saint-Christau, Oloron-Sainte-Marie and Precilhon.

This page in French: Visiter Gurmencon