Lay-Lamidou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Navarrenx at 5 km from Lay-Lamidou

Visit Lay-Lamidou: highlights and tourist information

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Lay-Lamidou 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 Lay-Lamidou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 5 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 14 km.

Lay-Lamidou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

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


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 15 km (direction south-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 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

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

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a nice place...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 28 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

See Chateau de Pau guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Pau guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lescun guide

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Markets in and near Lay-Lamidou

  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Monein: market Monday (12km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (14km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (19km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (21km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Lay-Lamidou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (34km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (34km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (36km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (36km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (36km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (37km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (39km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (42km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (44km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (47km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (48km)
  • Cirque du Litor (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (28km)
  • Hagetmau (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (41km)

Geography and distances

Lay-Lamidou is in the south-west of France at 29 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lay-Lamidou is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lay-Lamidou

Canton: Navarrenx

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64190

Distance to Lay-Lamidou

from Pau (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 873 km

from Nice: 646 km

from Bordeaux: 172 km

from Strasbourg: 880 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 Lay-Lamidou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aren, Castetnau-Camblong, Dognen, Geronce, Gurs, Jasses, Lucq-de-Bearn, Meritein, Navarrenx, Ogenne-Camptort, Poey-d'Oloron, Prechacq-Josbaig, Prechacq-Navarrenx, Saint-Goin, Saucede, Sus and Susmiou.

This page in French: Visiter Lay-Lamidou