Pontacq tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontacq: highlights and tourist information

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Pontacq is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Pontacq is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 13 km and Tarbes at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontacq, 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 Pontacq in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Pontacq

Markets in and near Pontacq

  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (23km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (32km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (36km)
  • Monein: market Monday (40km)

More information about Pontacq, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Pontacq, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pontacq.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (11km)
  • Grottes de Médous (28km)
  • Cirque du Litor (29km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (29km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (33km)
  • Cirque du Lys (34km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (37km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (38km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (41km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (41km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontacq

Canton: Pontacq

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64530

Distance to Pontacq

from Pau (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 599 km

from Bordeaux: 187 km

from Strasbourg: 854 km

Getting here

Pontacq 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 Pontacq from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barlest, Barzun, Hours, Labatmale, Lamarque-Pontacq, Livron, Loubajac, Lucgarier and Saint-Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Pontacq