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Photo is of Laas at 2 km from Montfort

Visit Montfort: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laas at 2 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Laas

Laas

at 2 km (direction )

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

See Laas guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
 
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Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Orthez guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Pau guide

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Map of places to visit near Montfort

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Montfort is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Montfort is 658 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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