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Lamayou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lamayou in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Maubourguet at 11 km from Lamayou

Visit Lamayou: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 11 km and Tarbes at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lamayou, 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 Lamayou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 11 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

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

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

See Tarbes guide
Pau

Pau

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
 
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Lourdes

Lourdes

at 32 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 45 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 48 km (direction east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 51 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 52 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
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Gourette

at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gourette guide

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Map of places to visit near Lamayou

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Markets in and near Lamayou

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (15km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (16km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (26km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (29km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (31km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (32km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Lamayou, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (61km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (34km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (34km)
  • Grottes de Médous (41km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (49km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (52km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lamayou is in the south-west of France at 29 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lamayou is 636 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lamayou

Canton: Montaner

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64460

Distance to Lamayou

from Pau (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 853 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 833 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 Lamayou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bentayou-Seree, Caixon, Casteide-Doat, Castera-Loubix, Escaunets, Labatut, Lucarre, Maure, Monsegur, Montaner, Nouilhan, Ponson-Debat-Pouts, Pontiacq-Viellepinte, Saint-Lezer, Sanous, Talazac and Villenave-Pres-Bearn.

This page in French: Visiter Lamayou

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