Osses tourism and travel guide

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Visit Osses: highlights and tourist information

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Osses is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 74 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Osses is 684 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 10 km and Itxassou at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Osses, 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 Osses 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 Osses

Markets in and near Osses

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (22km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (33km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (35km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Osses, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Osses, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (19km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (32km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (39km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (39km)
  • Marais d'Orx (40km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (45km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (45km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (47km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (47km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Osses

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64780

Distance to Osses

from Pau (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 684 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 186 km

from Strasbourg: 916 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bidarray, Irissarry and Saint-Martin-d'Arrossa.

This page in French: Visiter Osses