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Maucor tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maucor in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Pau at 9 km from Maucor

Visit Maucor: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 9 km and Chateau de Pau at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maucor, 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 Maucor in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 31 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
 
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Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Lourdes

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

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

See Lourdes guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is...

See Orthez guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laruns guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maucor

 
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Markets in and near Maucor

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (10km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Monein: market Monday (25km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (30km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (33km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Maucor, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (33km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (41km)
  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (17km)
  • Jardin Massey (31km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (29km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (42km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (43km)
  • Cirque du Litor (44km)
  • Grottes de Médous (50km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (52km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (59km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (59km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Maucor is in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Maucor is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maucor

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64160

Distance to Maucor

from Pau (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 849 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 Maucor from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andoins, Anos, Barinque, Bernadets, Buros, Gabaston, Higueres-Souye, Ouillon, Riupeyrous, Saint-Castin and Saint-Jammes.

This page in French: Visiter Maucor

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