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Ouillon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 11 km from Ouillon

Visit Ouillon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 11 km and Chateau de Pau at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ouillon, 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 Ouillon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 11 km (direction west)

The large town of Pau is well known for the views from...

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The substantial gardens of Jardin Massey are the main place...

See Tarbes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take the...

See Maubourguet guide
 
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Lourdes

Lourdes

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts...

See Lourdes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views...

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that...

See Saint-Savin guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the...

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route...

See Gourette guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of...

See Sarrance guide

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Map of places to visit near Ouillon

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Markets in and near Ouillon

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (12km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (24km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Monein: market Monday (28km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (29km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (29km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (32km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (32km)

More information about Ouillon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ouillon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (23km)
  • Jardin Massey (26km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (25km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (39km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (40km)
  • Cirque du Litor (41km)
  • Grottes de Médous (44km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ouillon is in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ouillon is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouillon

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64160

Distance to Ouillon

from Pau (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 849 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 Ouillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andoins, Arrien, Artigueloutan, Espechede, Gabaston, Lee, Limendous, Lourenties, Maucor, Nousty, Ousse, Saint-Jammes, Sedzere, Sendets and Soumoulou.

This page in French: Visiter Ouillon

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