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Lourenties tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 17 km from Lourenties

Visit Lourenties: highlights and tourist information

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Lourenties is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 17 km and Chateau de Pau at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lourenties, 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 Lourenties in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 17 km (direction west)

The large town of Pau is well known for...

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 17 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the...

See Chateau de Pau guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place of interest...

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide
 
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Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take...

See Maubourguet guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside,...

See Saint-Savin guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church...

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable...

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

Gourette

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route...

See Gourette guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 40 km (direction south-west)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 40 km (direction south-west)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding...

See Laruns guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave...

See Sarrance guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lourenties

 
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Markets in and near Lourenties

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (23km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (28km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (32km)
  • Monein: market Monday (34km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (35km)

More information about Lourenties, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lourenties, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (38km)
  • Grottes de Médous (38km)
  • Cirque du Litor (39km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (40km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (49km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (49km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lourenties is in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lourenties is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lourenties

Canton: Pontacq

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64420

Distance to Lourenties

from Pau (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 648 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 848 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 Lourenties from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aast, Andoins, Arrien, Eslourenties-Daban, Espechede, Espoey, Gomer, Limendous, Lombia, Lucgarier, Luquet, Nousty, Ouillon, Saubole, Sedzere, Seron, Soumoulou and Urost.

This page in French: Visiter Lourenties

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