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Lancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lancon in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Arreau at 2 km from Lancon

Visit Lancon: highlights and tourist information

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Lancon is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arreau at 2 km and Col d'Aspin at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lancon, 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 Lancon in Occitanie.

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

Arreau

Arreau

at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a...

See Arreau guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-east)

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 18 km (direction west)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
 
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Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman...

See Valcabrere guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 30 km (direction west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between France...

See Mont Perdu guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a great circular...

See Gavarnie guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 45 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lancon

 
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Markets in and near Lancon

  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (2km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (25km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (27km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (28km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (30km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (39km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (41km)

More information about Lancon, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Lancon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (44km)
  • Marshall Foch house (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (17km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (18km)
  • Lac d'Oo (19km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (23km)
  • Grottes de Médous (24km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (27km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (32km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (37km)
  • Brèche de Roland (39km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (42km)
  • Henne Morte (42km)
  • Cirque du Lys (43km)
  • Gorges de la Save (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Lancon is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Lancon is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lancon

Canton: Arreau

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65240

Distance to Lancon

from Tarbes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 904 km

from Nice: 566 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 854 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lancon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancizan, Ardengost, Arreau, Aspin-Aure, Aulon, Avajan, Bareilles, Barrancoueu, Bazus-Aure, Borderes-Louron, Cadeac, Camparan, Cazaux-Debat, Frechet-Aure, Gouaux, Grailhen, Grezian, Guchan, Guchen, Jezeau, Pailhac and Ris.

This page in French: Visiter Lancon

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