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

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Precilhon


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)

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 Kakouetta (32km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (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)

Geography and distances

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

Precilhon 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 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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