Poey-de-Lescar tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Pau at 10 km from Poey-de-Lescar

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Poey-de-Lescar is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Poey-de-Lescar in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 10 km and Pau at 10 km.

Poey-de-Lescar, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 21 km (direction south-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western pyrenees...

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at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight of your visit...

See Orthez guide


at 31 km (direction west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

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at 38 km (direction west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn is one...

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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 38 km (direction west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

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at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a nice place...

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at 41 km (direction south)

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

See Laruns guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in south-east Landes...

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Markets in and near Poey-de-Lescar

  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Monein: market Monday (10km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (10km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (17km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Poey-de-Lescar, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Poey-de-Lescar, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (15km)
  • Jardin Massey (46km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (36km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (41km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (43km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (46km)
  • Cirque du Litor (47km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (52km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (52km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (30km)

Geography and distances

Poey-de-Lescar is in the south-west of France at 10 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Poey-de-Lescar is 649 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poey-de-Lescar

Canton: Lescar

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64230

Distance to Poey-de-Lescar

from Pau (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 649 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 625 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 860 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 Poey-de-Lescar from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbus, Artiguelouve, Aussevielle, Beyrie-en-Bearn, Billere, Bougarber, Denguin, Labastide-Cezeracq, Labastide-Monrejeau, Laroin, Lescar, Lons, Parbayse, Siros, Tarsacq and Uzein.

This page in French: Visiter Poey-de-Lescar