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Saint-Medard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orthez at 15 km from Saint-Medard

Visit Saint-Medard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 15 km and Laas 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Orthez

Orthez

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight...

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and...

See Laas guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 27 km (direction south-west)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the...

See Navarrenx guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 28 km (direction west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore,...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
 
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Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Pau

Pau

at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Landes department

Aire-sur-l'Adour is a pleasant town with a cathedral in...

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 37 km (direction south)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 38 km (direction south)

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

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

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Mont-de-Marsan

Mont-de-Marsan

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Not usually thought of as a tourist destination, Mont-de-Marsan has...

See Mont-de-Marsan guide
Dax

Dax

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a...

See Dax guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Medard

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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

What to do at Saint-Medard? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Medard is in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Saint-Medard is 634 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Medard

Canton: Arthez-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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

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