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Meillon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 6 km from Meillon

Visit Meillon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 6 km and Chateau de Pau at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meillon, 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 Meillon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 25 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
 
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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 26 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 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 31 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Gourette guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide

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Map of places to visit near Meillon

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Markets in and near Meillon

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (6km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Monein: market Monday (23km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (23km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (26km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (28km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Meillon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (23km)
  • Jardin Massey (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (32km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (32km)
  • Cirque du Litor (34km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (42km)
  • Cirque du Lys (44km)
  • Grottes de Médous (45km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (51km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (51km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (53km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (54km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (54km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (15km)
 
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Geography and distances

Meillon is in the south-west of France at 6 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Meillon is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meillon

Canton: Pau-Sud

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64510

Distance to Meillon

from Pau (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 870 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 176 km

from Strasbourg: 858 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 Meillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aressy, Artigueloutan, Assat, Baliros, Bizanos, Boeil-Bezing, Bordes, Gelos, Lee, Mazeres-Lezons, Narcastet, Ousse, Pardies-Pietat, Pau, Rontignon, Sendets and Uzos.

This page in French: Visiter Meillon

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