Ricaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ricaud in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Tarbes at 18 km from Ricaud

Visit Ricaud: highlights and tourist information

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Ricaud is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ricaud in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarbes at 18 km and Col d\'Aspin at 24 km.

Ricaud, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tarbes

Tarbes

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Col d\'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the west of the Pyrenees...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a delightful small town...

See Arreau guide
 
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Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now it has...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica of Saint-Just...

See Valcabrere guide
Mont d\'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit to Mont...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the pyrenees, which often forms...

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that developed in...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between France and Spain near Gavarnie...

See Mont Perdu guide

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Markets in and near Ricaud

  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (13km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (19km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (26km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (28km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (30km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (31km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Ricaud, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ricaud, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (18km)
  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (18km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (14km)
  • Grottes de Médous (15km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (29km)
  • Gorges de la Save (33km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (37km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (47km)
  • Cirque du Litor (50km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ricaud is in the south-west of France at 18 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Ricaud is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ricaud

Canton: Tournay

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65190

Distance to Ricaud

from Tarbes (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 569 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 837 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ricaud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artiguemy, Begole, Bonnemazon, Bordes, Burg, Caharet, Capvern, Castera-Lanusse, Chelle-Spou, Cieutat, Gourgue, Lanespede, Lhez, Lutilhous, Mauvezin, Molere, Oleac-Dessus, Ozon, Pere, Peyraube, Poumarous and Tournay.

This page in French: Visiter Ricaud