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Lescun tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lescun: highlights and tourist information

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Lescun is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lescun is 698 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 13 km and Laruns at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lescun, 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 Lescun in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Lescun


Markets in and near Lescun

  • Bedous: market Thursday (7km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (22km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (23km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (27km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (28km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Monein: market Monday (43km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (46km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (55km)

More information about Lescun, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lescun, France

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

Heritage sites

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (3km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (16km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (16km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (16km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (18km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (19km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (19km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (24km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (25km)
  • Cirque du Litor (28km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (37km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (37km)
  • Cirque du Lys (39km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (40km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lescun

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64490

Distance to Lescun

from Pau (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 698 km

from Calais: 911 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 903 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Accous, Borce, Cette-Eygun, Etsaut and Lees-Athas.

This page in French: Visiter Lescun

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