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Lees-Athas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lees-Athas: highlights and tourist information

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Lees-Athas is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lees-Athas is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 9 km and Laruns at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lees-Athas, 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 Lees-Athas in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Lees-Athas


Markets in and near Lees-Athas

  • Bedous: market Thursday (2km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (19km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (20km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (24km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (25km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Monein: market Monday (39km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (41km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (52km)

More information about Lees-Athas, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lees-Athas, France

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

Heritage sites

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (3km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (16km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (16km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (16km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (17km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (19km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (19km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (23km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (25km)
  • Cirque du Litor (27km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (37km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (38km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (38km)
  • Cirque du Lys (39km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lees-Athas

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64490

Distance to Lees-Athas

from Pau (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 906 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 207 km

from Strasbourg: 899 km

Getting here

Lees-Athas is in the south-west of France. 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 Lees-Athas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accous, Bedous, Cette-Eygun, Lescun and Osse-en-Aspe.

This page in French: Visiter Lees-Athas

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