Orion tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orion: highlights and tourist information

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Orion is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Orion is 653 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 6 km and Salies-de-Bearn at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orion, 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 Orion 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 Orion

Markets in and near Orion

  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (8km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (17km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (21km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (21km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Monein: market Monday (25km)

More information about Orion, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Orion, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (34km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (40km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hagetmau (34km)
  • Pau (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orion

Canton: Sauveterre-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64390

Distance to Orion

from Pau (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 653 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 655 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 878 km

Getting here

Orion 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 Orion from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andrein, Barraute-Camu, Burgaronne, Castetbon, Montfort, Narp, Orriule, Ossenx, Ozenx-Montestrucq and Salies-de-Bearn.

This page in French: Visiter Orion