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Photo is of Laas at 4 km from Orion

Visit Orion: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laas at 4 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Laas

Laas

at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laas guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

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

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
 
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Orthez

Orthez

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Orthez guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Dax

Dax

at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a...

See Dax guide
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established role...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide

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Map of places to visit near Orion

 
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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

What to do at Orion? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Orion is in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Orion is 653 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orion

Canton: Sauveterre-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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

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