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Mourenx tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Navarrenx at 14 km from Mourenx

Visit Mourenx: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 14 km and Orthez at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mourenx, 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 Mourenx in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Laas guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 21 km (direction south)

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

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

Pau

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 26 km (direction west)

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

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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 27 km (direction west)

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

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

Salies-de-Bearn

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 37 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Landes department

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

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide

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Map of places to visit near Mourenx

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Markets in and near Mourenx

Market days in Mourenx: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Monein: market Monday (7km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (9km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (21km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (22km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Mourenx, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (19km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (22km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (21km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (46km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (47km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (47km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (47km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (48km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (48km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (49km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (50km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Pau (22km)
  • Hagetmau (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mourenx is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Mourenx is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mourenx

Canton: Lagor

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64150

Distance to Mourenx

from Pau (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 162 km

from Strasbourg: 866 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 Mourenx from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abidos, Abos, Artix, Besingrand, Labastide-Cezeracq, Lacq, Lagor, Lahourcade, Mont, Nogueres, Os-Marsillon, Pardies and Serres-Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Mourenx

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