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Photo is of Orthez at 15 km from Urdes

Visit Urdes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orthez at 15 km and Navarrenx at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Urdes, 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 Urdes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Orthez

Orthez

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orthez guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Laas

Laas

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laas guide
Pau

Pau

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 28 km (direction south)

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

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 29 km (direction south)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river...

See Saint-Palais guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Landes department

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

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 44 km (direction south), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley...

See Sarrance guide

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

Map of places to visit near Urdes

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Markets in and near Urdes

  • Arthez-de-Bearn: market Saturday (3km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (5km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Monein: market Monday (14km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (21km)
  • Hagetmau: market Wednesday all day (24km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (24km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Urdes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Eglise St Blaise (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (26km)
  • Eglise, Oloron-Sainte-Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km)
  • Abbaye de St Sever (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (35km)
  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)
  • Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (18km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hagetmau (24km)
  • Pau (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Urdes is in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Urdes is 643 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urdes

Canton: Arthez-de-Béarn

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64370

Distance to Urdes

from Pau (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 643 km

from Calais: 855 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 155 km

from Strasbourg: 860 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 Urdes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abidos, Arnos, Arthez-de-Bearn, Artix, Boumourt, Casteide-Cami, Doazon, Geus-d'Arzacq, Labastide-Monrejeau, Lacq, Lagor, Mesplede, Mont, Pomps and Serres-Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Urdes

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