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Sassis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Luz-Saint-Sauveur at 1 km from Sassis

Visit Sassis: highlights and tourist information

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Sassis is situated in the Hautes-Pyrenees department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Luz-Saint-Sauveur at 1 km and Saint-Savin at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sassis, 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 Sassis in Occitanie.

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

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 1 km (direction east-south-east)

The pleasnt town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some lovely...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 14 km (direction east)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the Pyrenees, famous...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 16 km (direction south)

Mont-Perdu is a natural highlight on the border between France and Spain...

See Mont Perdu guide
 
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Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 20 km (direction south)

The natural highlight of the Cirque de Gavarnie, a great circular cliff,...

See Gavarnie guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Lourdes guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Pyrenees National Parc guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Gourette guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 29 km (direction east)

...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 31 km (direction east)

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a delightful...

See Arreau guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Laruns guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tarbes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sassis

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Markets in and near Sassis

  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (1km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (24km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (28km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (39km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (42km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (50km)

More information about Sassis, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sassis, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pont d'Espagne (11km)
  • Cirque du Lys (11km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (14km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (16km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (19km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (19km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (21km)
  • Brèche de Roland (21km)
  • Grottes de Médous (23km)
  • Cirque du Litor (24km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (29km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (29km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (33km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (35km)
  • Lac d'Oo (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sassis is in the south-west of France at 40 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Sassis is 689 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sassis

Canton: Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Arrondissement: Argelès-Gazost

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65120

Distance to Sassis

from Tarbes (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 689 km

from Calais: 909 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 222 km

from Strasbourg: 874 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sassis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betpouey, Cheze, Esquieze-Sere, Esterre, Grust, Luz-Saint-Sauveur, Saligos, Sazos, Sers, Viella, Viey, Viscos and Vizos.

This page in French: Visiter Sassis

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