Sainte-Colome tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Colome in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Laruns at 13 km from Sainte-Colome

Visit Sainte-Colome: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Colome 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 Sainte-Colome in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laruns at 13 km and Eaux-Bonnes at 14 km.

Sainte-Colome, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery that attracts...

See Laruns guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous high mountains...

See Col d'Aubisque guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

See Sarrance guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th century entrance...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

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at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pau guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and other scenic...

See Lescun guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

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

The Pyrenees National Parc contains a great deal of the most beatiful mountain scenery...

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at 31 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Lourdes is of course very famous as a pilgrimage centre which attracts millions of...

See Lourdes guide

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Colome


Markets in and near Sainte-Colome

  • Castet: market Thursday (4km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (20km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (20km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (22km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (26km)
  • Monein: market Monday (28km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (29km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Colome, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (40km)
  • Jardin Massey (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Ossau (13km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (15km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (17km)
  • Cirque du Litor (19km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (23km)
  • Cirque du Lys (31km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (35km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (36km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (36km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (36km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (37km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (39km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (39km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (44km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (49km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (56km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (11km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Colome is in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Colome is 674 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Colome

Canton: Arudy

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64260

Distance to Sainte-Colome

from Pau (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 674 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 877 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 Sainte-Colome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arudy, Bescat, Bielle, Bilheres, Buzy, Castet, Izeste, Louvie-Juzon, Lys and Sevignacq-Meyracq.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Colome