Orsanco tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orsanco: highlights and tourist information

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Orsanco is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 56 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Orsanco is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 16 km and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orsanco, 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 Orsanco 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 Orsanco

Markets in and near Orsanco

  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (23km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (26km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (33km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Orsanco, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Orsanco, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Iraty (33km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (34km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (34km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (36km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (38km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (38km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (39km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (39km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (41km)
  • Marais d'Orx (43km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orsanco

Canton: Saint-Palais

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64120

Distance to Orsanco

from Pau (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 176 km

from Strasbourg: 899 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arberats-Sillegue, Arhansus, Behasque-Lapiste, Beyrie-sur-Joyeuse, Garris, Lantabat, Larribar-Sorhapuru, Luxe-Sumberraute, Ostabat-Asme, Saint-Palais and Uhart-Mixe.

This page in French: Visiter Orsanco