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Ponson-Dessus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tarbes at 14 km from Ponson-Dessus

Visit Ponson-Dessus: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Tarbes

Tarbes

at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 25 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage...

See Lourdes guide
Pau

Pau

at 25 km (direction west)

The large town of Pau is well known for...

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 37 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gourette guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

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

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Eaux-Bonnes

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 48 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

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

Map of places to visit near Ponson-Dessus

 
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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ponson-Dessus is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ponson-Dessus is 643 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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