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Visit Montfort: highlights and tourist information

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Montfort is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Montfort is 658 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 8 km and Navarrenx at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montfort, 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 Montfort in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Montfort

Markets in and near Montfort

  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (13km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (16km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (22km)
  • Monein: market Monday (22km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (26km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (27km)

More information about Montfort, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Montfort, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (40km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (41km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges d'Holzarté (41km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (42km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (42km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (43km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (43km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (44km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (45km)
  • Marais d'Orx (51km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (55km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hagetmau (38km)
  • Pau (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfort

Canton: Sauveterre-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64190

Distance to Montfort

from Pau (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 658 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 881 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrein, Araujuzon, Araux, Audaux, Barraute-Camu, Bugnein, Burgaronne, Castetbon, Castetnau-Camblong, Charre, Espiute, Gestas, Nabas, Narp, Orion, Orriule, Ossenx, Rivehaute, Susmiou, Tabaille-Usquain and Viellenave-de-Navarrenx.

This page in French: Visiter Montfort

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