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Meillon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Meillon: highlights and tourist information

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Meillon is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 6 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Meillon is 655 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Meillon


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)

More information about Meillon, Aquitaine

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)

Geography and distances

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

Meillon 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 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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