Urdos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Urdos in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Lescun at 10 km from Urdos

Visit Urdos: highlights and tourist information

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Urdos 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 Urdos in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lescun at 10 km and Laruns at 17 km.

Urdos, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lescun guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laruns guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 19 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Pyrenees National Parc guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-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 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gourette guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-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


at 45 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to explore some lovely Pyreneean mountain...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Mont Perdu guide


Scenery at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Gavarnie guide

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Markets in and near Urdos

  • Bedous: market Thursday (14km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (25km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (31km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (36km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (37km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (45km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (48km)

More information about Urdos, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Urdos, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée d'Aspe (9km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (17km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (21km)
  • Cirque du Litor (24km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (24km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (25km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (25km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (27km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (27km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (30km)
  • Cirque du Lys (33km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (33km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (34km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (39km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (45km)
  • Brèche de Roland (47km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (37km)

Geography and distances

Urdos is in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Urdos is 702 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urdos

Canton: Accous

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64490

Distance to Urdos

from Pau (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 702 km

from Calais: 916 km

from Nice: 640 km

from Bordeaux: 219 km

from Strasbourg: 904 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 Urdos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Borce and Etsaut.

This page in French: Visiter Urdos