Pontacq tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontacq in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Lourdes at 13 km from Pontacq

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Pontacq 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 Pontacq in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 13 km and Tarbes at 17 km.

Pontacq, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lourdes

Lourdes

at 13 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 23 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

It is the abbey church in Saint-Savin, and the surrounding countryside, that make a...

See Saint-Savin guide
Pau

Pau

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 31 km (direction south-west)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

See Gourette guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Maubourguet guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some lovely Pyreneean mountain...

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Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees, famous because the...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 39 km (direction west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 39 km (direction west)

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

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

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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

What to do at Pontacq? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pontacq is in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Pontacq is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontacq

Canton: Pontacq

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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