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Merilheu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Merilheu: highlights and tourist information

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Merilheu is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Merilheu is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 16 km and Tarbes at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merilheu, 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 Merilheu in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Merilheu


Markets in and near Merilheu

  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (4km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (18km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (28km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (33km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (33km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (36km)

More information about Merilheu, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Merilheu, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (17km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (18km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Médous (6km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (14km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (21km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (30km)
  • Cirque du Lys (35km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (37km)
  • Cirque du Litor (41km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (41km)
  • Gorges de la Save (42km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (43km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (43km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (44km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (47km)
  • Lac d'Oo (47km)
  • Brèche de Roland (48km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Merilheu

Canton: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65200

Distance to Merilheu

from Tarbes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 577 km

from Bordeaux: 203 km

from Strasbourg: 846 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Merilheu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antist, Argeles, Artiguemy, Aste, Bagneres-de-Bigorre, Banios, Bettes, Castillon, Chelle-Spou, Cieutat, Esconnets, Espieilh, Frechendets, Gerde, Hauban, Hiis, Hitte, Lies, Marsas, Montgaillard, Ordizan, Orignac, Pouzac, Trebons, Uzer and Vielle-Adour.

This page in French: Visiter Merilheu

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