Larrau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Larrau in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Lescun at 28 km from Larrau

Visit Larrau: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Larrau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lescun at 28 km and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 28 km.

Larrau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and other scenic...

See Lescun guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established role on one of the...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the historic Navarre region...

See Saint-Palais guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn is one...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Laruns guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide

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Map of places to visit near Larrau


Markets in and near Larrau

  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (13km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (29km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (33km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (35km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (44km)
  • Monein: market Monday (45km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (49km)

More information about Larrau, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Larrau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

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Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges d'Holzarté (3km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (9km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (9km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (11km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (12km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (12km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (12km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (30km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (39km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Larrau is in the south-west of France at 57 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Larrau is 697 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Larrau

Canton: Tardets-Sorholus

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64560

Distance to Larrau

from Pau (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 697 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 669 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 914 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 Larrau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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This page in French: Visiter Larrau