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Monein tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monein: highlights and tourist information

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Monein is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Monein is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 14 km and Navarrenx at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monein, 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 Monein in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Monein


Markets in and near Monein

Market days in Monein: weekly market: Monday;

  • Monein: market Monday (0km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (15km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (17km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Monein, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Monein, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (23km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (40km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (40km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (41km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (41km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (41km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (43km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (44km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (44km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (44km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (45km)
  • Cirque du Litor (47km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (17km)
  • Hagetmau (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monein

Canton: Monein

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64360

Distance to Monein

from Pau (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 169 km

from Strasbourg: 869 km

Getting here

Monein 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 Monein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abos, Arbus, Besingrand, Cuqueron, Denguin, Lacommande, Lahourcade, Nogueres, Parbayse, Pardies and Tarsacq.

This page in French: Visiter Monein

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