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Visit Ossun: highlights and tourist information

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Ossun is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Ossun is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 9 km and Lourdes at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ossun, 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 Ossun in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Hautes-Pyrenees

Map of places to visit near Ossun

Markets in and near Ossun

  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (20km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (27km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (30km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (34km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (35km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Ossun, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ossun, France

What to do at Ossun? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ossun.

Heritage sites

  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (16km)
  • Jézeau église Saint-Laurent (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (17km)
  • Grottes de Médous (22km)
  • Cirque du Litor (33km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (34km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (34km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (35km)
  • Cirque du Lys (35km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (39km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (39km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (21km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ossun

Canton: Ossun

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65380

Distance to Ossun

from Tarbes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 591 km

from Bordeaux: 189 km

from Strasbourg: 849 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ossun from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ade, Averan, Azereix, Barlest, Barry, Benac, Hibarette, Ibos, Juillan, Lanne, Layrisse, Loubajac and Louey.

This page in French: Visiter Ossun

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