Orin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orin: highlights and tourist information

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Orin is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 26 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Orin is 667 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 7 km and Navarrenx at 12 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 .

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


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Map of places to visit near Orin

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)

More information about Orin, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Orin, France

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)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orin

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Ouest

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Orin 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 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