Lurbe-Saint-Christau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lurbe-Saint-Christau in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Sarrance at 7 km from Lurbe-Saint-Christau

Visit Lurbe-Saint-Christau: highlights and tourist information

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Lurbe-Saint-Christau is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lurbe-Saint-Christau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 7 km and Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 8 km.

Lurbe-Saint-Christau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 8 km (direction south)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th century entrance...

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Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 8 km (direction south)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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


at 9 km (direction south)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque section of river...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 20 km (direction south)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and other scenic...

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at 21 km (direction south-east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery that attracts...

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at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction north-west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western pyrenees...

See Navarrenx guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous high mountains...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 27 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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at 28 km (direction north-east)

The large town of Pau is well known for the views from the belvedere...

See Pau guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

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at 36 km (direction north-west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most beatiful mountain scenery...

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Markets in and near Lurbe-Saint-Christau

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (8km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (10km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (14km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (16km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (21km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Monein: market Monday (23km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (28km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Lurbe-Saint-Christau, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lurbe-Saint-Christau, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (18km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (21km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (22km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (22km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (24km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (25km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (25km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (27km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (29km)
  • Cirque du Litor (31km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (34km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (41km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (47km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (28km)

Geography and distances

Lurbe-Saint-Christau is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Lurbe-Saint-Christau is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lurbe-Saint-Christau

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Est

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64660

Distance to Lurbe-Saint-Christau

from Pau (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 887 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 Lurbe-Saint-Christau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnos, Asasp-Arros, Escot, Eysus, Gurmencon and Issor.

This page in French: Visiter Lurbe-Saint-Christau