Oloron-Sainte-Marie tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oloron-Sainte-Marie: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque section of river

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Oloron-Sainte-Marie. For detailed visitor information see the Oloron-Sainte-Marie travel guide.

Oloron-Sainte-Marie is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Oloron-Sainte-Marie is 670 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Oloron-Sainte-Marie include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 24 km and Laruns at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oloron-Sainte-Marie, 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 Oloron-Sainte-Marie in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Markets in and near Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Market days in Oloron-Sainte-Marie: weekly market: Friday;

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (0km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (12km)
  • Monein: market Monday (15km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (22km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (22km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (23km)

More information about Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Oloron-Sainte-Marie.

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (27km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (27km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (27km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (28km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (29km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (30km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (30km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (32km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (32km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (33km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (36km)
  • Cirque du Litor (37km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (43km)
  • Cirque du Lys (50km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (53km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64400

Distance to Oloron-Sainte-Marie

from Pau (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 670 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 639 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 882 km

Getting here

Oloron-Sainte-Marie 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 Oloron-Sainte-Marie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnos, Bidos, Escout, Estialescq, Estos, Eysus, Feas, Goes, Gurmencon, Ledeuix, Moumour, Orin, Precilhon and Verdets.

This page in French: Visiter Oloron-Sainte-Marie