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Precilhon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Precilhon in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 2 km from Precilhon

Visit Precilhon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 2 km and Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 2 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Precilhon, 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 Precilhon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 2 km (direction west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 2 km (direction west)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 3 km (direction west)

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

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

Sarrance

at 16 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave...

See Sarrance guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Pau

Pau

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pau guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Lescun

Lescun

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and...

See Lescun guide
Laas

Laas

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gourette guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide

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

Map of places to visit near Precilhon

 
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Markets in and near Precilhon

  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (3km)
  • Monein: market Monday (14km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (15km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (21km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (22km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)

Hotels near Precilhon

More information about Precilhon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Precilhon, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (27km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (27km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (30km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (30km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (31km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (32km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (32km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (32km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (33km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (35km)
  • Cirque du Litor (35km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (46km)
  • Cirque du Lys (49km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (52km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Precilhon is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Precilhon is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Precilhon

Canton: Oloron-Sainte-Marie-Est

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64400

Distance to Precilhon

from Pau (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 669 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 636 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 879 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 Precilhon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnos, Bidos, Escou, Escout, Estialescq, Estos, Eysus, Goes, Gurmencon, Herrere, Ledeuix, Moumour, Oloron-Sainte-Marie and Verdets.

This page in French: Visiter Precilhon

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