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Meracq tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 24 km from Meracq

Visit Meracq: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 24 km and Aire-sur-l'Adour at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meracq, 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 Meracq in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Pau guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

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

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Orthez guide
 
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Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 34 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 39 km (direction 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 40 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Laas

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Mont-de-Marsan

Mont-de-Marsan

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

Not usually thought of as a tourist destination, Mont-de-Marsan has some interesting...

See Mont-de-Marsan guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 44 km (direction west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide

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Map of places to visit near Meracq

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Markets in and near Meracq

  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (23km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (24km)
  • Monein: market Monday (26km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (29km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (30km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Meracq, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Meracq, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (5km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (8km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (40km)
  • Jardin Massey (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Meracq is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Meracq is 630 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meracq

Canton: Arzacq-Arraziguet

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64410

Distance to Meracq

from Pau (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 630 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 843 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 Meracq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arzacq-Arraziguet, Auga, Auriac, Boueilh-Boueilho-Lasque, Cabidos, Coublucq, Fichous-Riumayou, Garlede-Mondebat, Lalonquette, Lauret, Leme, Loncon, Louvigny, Mialos, Philondenx, Pouliacq, Poursiugues-Boucoue, Seby, Theze, Vignes and Viven.

This page in French: Visiter Meracq

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