Lescar tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lescar: highlights and tourist information

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Lescar is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 6 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lescar is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 6 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lescar, 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 Lescar in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Lescar

Markets in and near Lescar

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (7km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Monein: market Monday (12km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (21km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (29km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Lescar, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lescar, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lescar.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (16km)
  • Jardin Massey (42km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (32km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (39km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (40km)
  • Cirque du Litor (44km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (45km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (52km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (52km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lescar

Canton: Lescar

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64230

Distance to Lescar

from Pau (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 860 km

Getting here

Lescar 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 Lescar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artiguelouve, Aussevielle, Beyrie-en-Bearn, Billere, Gelos, Jurancon, Laroin, Lons, Pau, Poey-de-Lescar and Siros.

This page in French: Visiter Lescar