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Ris tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ris in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Arreau at 4 km from Ris

Visit Ris: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arreau at 4 km and Col d'Aspin at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ris, 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 Ris in Occitanie.

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

Arreau

Arreau

at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arreau guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 8 km (direction north-west)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col de Peyresourde guide
Bagneres-de-Luchon

Bagneres-de-Luchon

at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque'...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide
 
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Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 21 km (direction west)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in...

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

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman...

See Valcabrere guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 32 km (direction west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between...

See Mont Perdu guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a...

See Gavarnie guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre...

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

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

See Mont d'Astarac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ris

 
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Markets in and near Ris

  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (4km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (10km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (23km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (26km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (28km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (33km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (37km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (43km)

More information about Ris, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ris, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (42km)
  • Marshall Foch house (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre d'Esparros (17km)
  • Lac d'Oo (18km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (21km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (22km)
  • Grottes de Médous (26km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (29km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (34km)
  • Henne Morte (39km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (39km)
  • Brèche de Roland (41km)
  • Gorges de la Save (44km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (44km)
  • Cirque du Lys (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ris is in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Ris is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ris

Canton: Bordères-Louron

Arrondissement: Bagnères-de-Bigorre

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65590

Distance to Ris

from Tarbes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 563 km

from Bordeaux: 230 km

from Strasbourg: 852 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancizan, Ardengost, Arreau, Aspin-Aure, Avajan, Bareilles, Barrancoueu, Bazus-Aure, Borderes-Louron, Cadeac, Camparan, Cazaux-Debat, Frechet-Aure, Gouaux, Grailhen, Grezian, Guchan, Guchen, Jezeau, Lancon and Pailhac.

This page in French: Visiter Ris

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