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Montaner tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montaner in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Maubourguet at 14 km from Montaner

Visit Montaner: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 14 km and Tarbes at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montaner, 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 Montaner in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place of interest...

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 28 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide
Pau

Pau

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that...

See Saint-Savin guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 45 km (direction north-west), 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
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 47 km (direction east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 49 km (direction south-west)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees, famous...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 50 km (direction south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col...

See Gourette guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 51 km (direction west-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 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 52 km (direction south-west)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the base of...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide

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Map of places to visit near Montaner

 
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Markets in and near Montaner

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (7km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (12km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (14km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (28km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (30km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (30km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (34km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (35km)

Hotels near Montaner

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Tourist attractions near Montaner, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (33km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (37km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (31km)
  • Grottes de Médous (36km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (45km)
  • Cirque du Litor (49km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (49km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montaner is in the south-west of France at 30 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Montaner is 639 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaner

Canton: Montaner

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64460

Distance to Montaner

from Pau (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 639 km

from Calais: 857 km

from Nice: 588 km

from Bordeaux: 172 km

from Strasbourg: 835 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 Montaner from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrest, Bentayou-Seree, Casteide-Doat, Escaunets, Gayan, Lagarde, Lamayou, Maure, Oroix, Ponson-Debat-Pouts, Ponson-Dessus, Pontiacq-Viellepinte, Pujo, Saint-Lezer, Sanous, Siarrouy, Talazac, Tarasteix and Vic-en-Bigorre.

This page in French: Visiter Montaner

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