Saint-Medard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orthez at 15 km from Saint-Medard

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Medard in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 15 km and Laas at 27 km.

Saint-Medard, France: places to visit and attractions

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 of your visit...

See Orthez guide
Laas

Laas

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

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, and a nice place...

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 is one...

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Pau

Pau

at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

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 and 19th century...

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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 roman style church...

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 south-east Landes...

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 picturesque section of river...

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 built in the 12th century...

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 remarkable 12th century entrance...

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 some interesting monuments and...

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 pleasant if quiet town...

See Dax guide

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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