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Photo is of Lourdes at 15 km from Montaut

Visit Montaut: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 15 km and Saint-Savin at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montaut, 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 Montaut in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Lourdes

Lourdes

at 15 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gourette guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pau guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 33 km (direction west)

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

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

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

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 34 km (direction west)

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

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

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

Map of places to visit near Montaut

 
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Markets in and near Montaut

  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (23km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (29km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (33km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (34km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Montaut, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Montaut, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (4km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (21km)
  • Cirque du Litor (21km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (24km)
  • Cirque du Lys (28km)
  • Grottes de Médous (31km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (32km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (35km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (38km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (38km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (45km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (5km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montaut is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Montaut is 666 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaut

Canton: Nay-Est

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64800

Distance to Montaut

from Pau (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 666 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 192 km

from Strasbourg: 863 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 Montaut from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthez-d'Asson, Asson, Coarraze, Igon, Labatmale, Lestelle-Betharram, Saint-Pe-de-Bigorre and Saint-Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Montaut

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