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Omex tourism and travel guide

Photo of Omex in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Lourdes at 5 km from Omex

Visit Omex: highlights and tourist information

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Omex is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 5 km and Saint-Savin at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Omex, 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 Omex in Occitanie.

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

Lourdes

Lourdes

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 11 km (direction south)

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that...

See Saint-Savin guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 21 km (direction north-east)

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place of...

See Tarbes guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
 
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Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the...

See Gourette guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 26 km (direction south-east)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Laruns guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 34 km (direction south-west)

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most beatiful...

See Pyrenees National Parc guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between France and...

See Mont Perdu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Omex

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Markets in and near Omex

  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (4km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (19km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (23km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (27km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (34km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (35km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (40km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (40km)

More information about Omex, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Omex, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (49km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (10km)
  • Grottes de Médous (20km)
  • Cirque du Litor (22km)
  • Cirque du Lys (22km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (24km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (25km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (26km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (29km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (30km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (34km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (41km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (41km)
  • Brèche de Roland (43km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (43km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (16km)
 
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Geography and distances

Omex is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Omex is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Omex

Canton: Lourdes-Ouest

Arrondissement: Argelès-Gazost

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65100

Distance to Omex

from Tarbes (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 669 km

from Calais: 888 km

from Nice: 598 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 861 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Omex from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agos-Vidalos, Aspin-en-Lavedan, Bartres, Berberust-Lias, Boo-Silhen, Ger, Geu, Jarret, Lourdes, Lugagnan, Ossen, Ourdon, Ouste, Ouzous, Peyrouse, Poueyferre, Saint-Creac, Salles, Segus, Sere-en-Lavedan and Viger.

This page in French: Visiter Omex

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