Lancon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lancon: highlights and tourist information

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Lancon is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Lancon is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Arreau at 2 km and Col du Tourmalet at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Lancon

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

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

  • Cirque de Gavarnie (37km)

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)

 
 

Geography and distances

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