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Jurancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jurancon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Chateau de Pau at 1 km from Jurancon

Visit Jurancon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 1 km and Pau at 2 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jurancon, 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 Jurancon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 1 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pau guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Navarrenx

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Laruns guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Gourette guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 38 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide

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Map of places to visit near Jurancon

 
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Markets in and near Jurancon

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (2km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Monein: market Monday (16km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (21km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (24km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (27km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Jurancon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Jurancon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (20km)
  • Jardin Massey (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (26km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (34km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (35km)
  • Cirque du Litor (38km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (41km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (48km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (48km)
  • Cirque du Lys (49km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (51km)
  • Grottes de Médous (52km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (53km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jurancon is in the south-west of France at 2 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Jurancon is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jurancon

Canton: Jurançon

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64110

Distance to Jurancon

from Pau (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 619 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 861 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 Jurancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aressy, Billere, Bizanos, Gelos, Laroin, Lescar, Lons, Mazeres-Lezons, Narcastet, Pau, Rontignon, Saint-Faust and Uzos.

This page in French: Visiter Jurancon

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