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Photo is of Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 7 km from Orin

Visit Orin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 7 km and Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orin, 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 Orin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

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Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

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Sarrance

Sarrance

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

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Laas

Laas

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Pau

Pau

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pau guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 28 km (direction west-north-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 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Orthez

Orthez

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Lescun

Lescun

at 33 km (direction south)

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

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Map of places to visit near Orin

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Markets in and near Orin

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (7km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Monein: market Monday (12km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (13km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (20km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (26km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Orin, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (29km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (29km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (31km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (31km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (32km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (32km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (32km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (35km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (39km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (42km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (42km)
  • Cirque du Litor (44km)
  • Cirque du Lys (57km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orin is in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Orin is 667 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orin

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Ouest

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64400

Distance to Orin

from Pau (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 667 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 643 km

from Bordeaux: 178 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 Orin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aren, Esquiule, Estos, Geronce, Gurs, Ledeuix, Moumour, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Poey-d'Oloron, Prechacq-Josbaig, Prechacq-Navarrenx, Saint-Goin, Saucede and Verdets.

This page in French: Visiter Orin

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