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Photo is of Pau at 18 km from Urost

Visit Urost: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pau at 18 km and Chateau de Pau at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Urost, 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 Urost in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Pau

Pau

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Maubourguet makes every effort to hide its impressive monuments but take...

See Maubourguet guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Tarbes guide
 
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Lourdes

Lourdes

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

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

See Lourdes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 40 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

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

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gourette guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 45 km (direction south-west)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the...

See Laruns guide

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Map of places to visit near Urost

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Markets in and near Urost

  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (18km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (18km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (25km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (28km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Plaisance: market Thursday (34km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Monein: market Monday (35km)

More information about Urost, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Urost, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (27km)
  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (27km)
  • Grottes de Médous (41km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (43km)
  • Cirque du Litor (44km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (45km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (52km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Urost is in the south-west of France at 18 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Urost is 643 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urost

Canton: Morlaàs

Arrondissement: Pau

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64160

Distance to Urost

from Pau (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 643 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 599 km

from Bordeaux: 170 km

from Strasbourg: 843 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 Urost from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aast, Abere, Arrien, Baleix, Bedeille, Escaunets, Eslourenties-Daban, Espechede, Gabaston, Lespourcy, Lombia, Lourenties, Saint-Laurent-Bretagne, Saubole, Sedze-Maubecq, Sedzere, Seron and Villenave-Pres-Bearn.

This page in French: Visiter Urost

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