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Photo is of Pau at 18 km from Hours

Visit Hours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 18 km and Chateau de Pau at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hours, 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 Hours in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage...

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 20 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place of interest...

See Tarbes guide
 
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Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding...

See Saint-Savin guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments...

See Maubourguet guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gourette guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 36 km (direction west)

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 36 km (direction 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 36 km (direction west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th...

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

Sarrance

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

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

See Sarrance guide

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Map of places to visit near Hours

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Markets in and near Hours

  • Gan: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (18km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (32km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (32km)
  • Monein: market Monday (35km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Hours, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (15km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (31km)
  • Cirque du Litor (32km)
  • Grottes de Médous (34km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (34km)
  • Cirque du Lys (38km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (42km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (44km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (46km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Hours is in the south-west of France at 18 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Hours is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Hours

Canton: Pontacq

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64420

Distance to Hours

from Pau (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 872 km

from Nice: 602 km

from Bordeaux: 182 km

from Strasbourg: 853 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 Hours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barzun, Benejacq, Beuste, Borderes, Espoey, Gomer, Labatmale, Lagos, Limendous, Livron, Lucgarier, Luquet, Nousty, Pontacq and Soumoulou.

This page in French: Visiter Hours

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