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Ousse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pau at 9 km from Ousse

Visit Ousse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 9 km and Chateau de Pau at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ousse, 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 Ousse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 9 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 9 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 28 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
 
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Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Maubourguet

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

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Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

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

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery...

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 37 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
Gourette

Gourette

at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gourette guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide

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Map of places to visit near Ousse

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Markets in and near Ousse

  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (8km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Monein: market Monday (26km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (27km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (27km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (30km)

More information about Ousse, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ousse, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (24km)
  • Jardin Massey (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (21km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (35km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (36km)
  • Cirque du Litor (37km)
  • Grottes de Médous (44km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (46km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (53km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (55km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (55km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (17km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ousse is in the south-west of France at 9 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ousse is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ousse

Canton: Pau-Est

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64320

Distance to Ousse

from Pau (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 854 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 Ousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andoins, Aressy, Artigueloutan, Assat, Bordes, Lee, Lucgarier, Meillon, Narcastet, Nousty, Ouillon, Rontignon, Sendets and Soumoulou.

This page in French: Visiter Ousse

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