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Saint-Abit tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Pau at 12 km from Saint-Abit

Visit Saint-Abit: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Pau at 12 km and Pau at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Abit, 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 Saint-Abit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Pau

Pau

at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pau guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Lourdes guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 25 km (direction west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 26 km (direction west)

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

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

Laruns

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Laruns guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Gourette guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 30 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

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

See Sarrance guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but...

See Maubourguet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Abit

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Markets in and near Saint-Abit

  • Gan: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (12km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (26km)
  • Monein: market Monday (26km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (30km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Abit, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Viven (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (30km)
  • Jardin Massey (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (14km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (26km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (27km)
  • Cirque du Litor (28km)
  • Cirque du Lys (37km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (38km)
  • Grottes de Médous (41km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (41km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (44km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (49km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (9km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Abit is in the south-west of France at 12 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Saint-Abit is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Abit

Canton: Nay-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64800

Distance to Saint-Abit

from Pau (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 862 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 Saint-Abit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assat, Baliros, Baudreix, Beuste, Boeil-Bezing, Borderes, Bordes, Bosdarros, Bourdettes, Coarraze, Haut-de-Bosdarros, Igon, Lagos, Mirepeix, Narcastet and Pardies-Pietat.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Abit

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