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Visit Lons: highlights and tourist information

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Lons is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 4 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lons is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 4 km and Pau at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lons, 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 Lons 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 Lons


Markets in and near Lons

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (4km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Monein: market Monday (13km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (22km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (23km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (28km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (34km)

More information about Lons, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lons, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (17km)
  • Jardin Massey (41km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (30km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (37km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (38km)
  • Cirque du Litor (41km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (44km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (52km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (52km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lons

Canton: Lescar

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64140

Distance to Lons

from Pau (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 169 km

from Strasbourg: 860 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artiguelouve, Aubertin, Aussevielle, Billere, Bizanos, Gelos, Jurancon, Laroin, Lescar, Mazeres-Lezons, Montardon, Pau, Poey-de-Lescar, Saint-Faust, Siros and Uzos.

This page in French: Visiter Lons

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