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Monein tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 14 km from Monein

Visit Monein: highlights and tourist information

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

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!



at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Pau guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laas guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Orthez guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 30 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain...

See Laruns guide

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

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

Monein is in the south-west of France at 17 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Monein is 655 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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