Saint-Medard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Medard: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Medard is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Saint-Medard is 634 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 15 km and Navarrenx at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Medard, 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-Medard in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Saint-Medard

Markets in and near Saint-Medard

  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (7km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (14km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (14km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Monein: market Monday (23km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (28km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (32km)

More information about Saint-Medard, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Medard, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km)
  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (19km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Medard

Canton: Arthez-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64370

Distance to Saint-Medard

from Pau (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 634 km

from Calais: 845 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 853 km

Getting here

Saint-Medard 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 Saint-Medard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argelos, Arget, Bassercles, Beyries, Casteide-Candau, Castelner, Geus-d'Arzacq, Hagetaubin, Labeyrie, Lacadee, Mesplede, Monget, Morlanne, Peyre, Pomps and Poudenx.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Medard