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Montory tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montory: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 18 km and Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montory, 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 Montory in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Sarrance

Sarrance

at 18 km (direction east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
 
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Lescun

Lescun

at 23 km (direction south-east)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and...

See Lescun guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Laas

Laas

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laruns guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montory

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Markets in and near Montory

  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (4km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (8km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (19km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (21km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (31km)
  • Monein: market Monday (32km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (35km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Montory, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (12km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (12km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (13km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (13km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (13km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (14km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (24km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (24km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (35km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (41km)
  • Cirque du Litor (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montory is in the south-west of France at 43 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Montory is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montory

Canton: Tardets-Sorholus

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64470

Distance to Montory

from Pau (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 657 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 900 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 Montory from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alos-Sibas-Abense, Haux, Laguinge-Restoue, Lanne-en-Baretous, Lichans-Sunhar, Licq-Atherey, Ossas-Suhare, Tardets-Sorholus and Trois-Villes.

This page in French: Visiter Montory

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