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Ponson-Dessus tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ponson-Dessus: highlights and tourist information

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Ponson-Dessus is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ponson-Dessus is 643 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 14 km and Maubourguet at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ponson-Dessus, 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 Ponson-Dessus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ponson-Dessus


Markets in and near Ponson-Dessus

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (12km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (19km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (25km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (33km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (34km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (38km)

More information about Ponson-Dessus, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ponson-Dessus, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Ourdis-Cotdoussan église St Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (35km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (27km)
  • Grottes de Médous (35km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (44km)
  • Cirque du Litor (44km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (45km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (47km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tarbes (13km)
  • Pau (25km)
  • Hagetmau (57km)
  • Ordan-Larroque (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponson-Dessus

Canton: Montaner

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64460

Distance to Ponson-Dessus

from Pau (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 643 km

from Calais: 861 km

from Nice: 592 km

from Bordeaux: 174 km

from Strasbourg: 840 km

Getting here

Ponson-Dessus 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 Ponson-Dessus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aast, Bedeille, Escaunets, Luquet, Montaner, Oroix, Pintac, Ponson-Debat-Pouts, Pontiacq-Viellepinte, Saubole, Sedze-Maubecq, Seron, Tarasteix and Villenave-Pres-Bearn.

This page in French: Visiter Ponson-Dessus

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