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Photo is of Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 3 km from Gurmencon

Visit Gurmencon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 3 km and Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 4 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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


at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 12 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance...

See Chateau de Pau guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pau guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the...

See Laruns guide


at 25 km (direction south)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque...

See Lescun guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-east)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views...

See Col d'Aubisque guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col...

See Gourette guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

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

What to do at Gurmencon? 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 Kakouetta (28km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (28km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (29km)
  • 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

Gurmencon is in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gurmencon is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gurmencon

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Ouest

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-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

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

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