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Meritein tourism and travel guide

Photo of Meritein in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Navarrenx at 1 km from Meritein

Visit Meritein: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 1 km and Laas at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meritein, 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 Meritein in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 1 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Laas

Laas

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 16 km (direction west-north-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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Orthez

Orthez

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Saint-Palais

at 22 km (direction west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the...

See Saint-Palais guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Pau guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide

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

Map of places to visit near Meritein

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Markets in and near Meritein

  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Monein: market Monday (15km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (19km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (20km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (22km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Meritein, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Meritein, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (35km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (38km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (38km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (39km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (40km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (40km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (41km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (45km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (45km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (48km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (53km)
  • Cirque du Litor (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (32km)
  • Hagetmau (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Meritein is in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Meritein is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meritein

Canton: Navarrenx

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64190

Distance to Meritein

from Pau (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 649 km

from Bordeaux: 168 km

from Strasbourg: 879 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 Meritein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angous, Araujuzon, Araux, Audaux, Bastanes, Bugnein, Castetbon, Castetnau-Camblong, Dognen, Jasses, Lay-Lamidou, Narp, Navarrenx, Ogenne-Camptort, Ossenx, Sauvelade, Sus, Susmiou and Viellenave-de-Navarrenx.

This page in French: Visiter Meritein

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