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Montardon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 7 km from Montardon

Visit Montardon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 7 km and Chateau de Pau at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montardon, 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 Montardon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Navarrenx

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments...

See Maubourguet guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Laas

Laas

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Laas guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Laruns guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montardon

 
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Markets in and near Montardon

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (8km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Monein: market Monday (19km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (23km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (29km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (34km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Montardon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (11km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (12km)
  • Jardin Massey (38km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (32km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (43km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (43km)
  • Grottes de Médous (55km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (56km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (56km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (58km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (59km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montardon is in the south-west of France at 7 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Montardon is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montardon

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64121

Distance to Montardon

from Pau (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 859 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 164 km

from Strasbourg: 853 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 Montardon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anos, Bernadets, Buros, Caubios-Loos, Lons, Navailles-Angos, Saint-Armou, Saint-Castin, Sauvagnon and Serres-Castet.

This page in French: Visiter Montardon

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