Uz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Uz in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Saint-Savin at 2 km from Uz

Visit Uz: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Uz in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savin at 2 km and Luz-Saint-Sauveur at 13 km.

Uz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lourdes guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Gourette

Gourette

at 20 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 21 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 25 km (direction west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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Pyrenees National Parc

Pyrenees National Parc

National Parc at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Mont Perdu

Mont Perdu

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mont Perdu guide
Laruns

Laruns

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

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

See Laruns guide
Gavarnie

Gavarnie

Scenery at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gavarnie guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tarbes guide
Col d\'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 34 km (direction east)

The Col d'Aspin is an important mountain pass in the west of the Pyrenees...

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Arreau guide

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Markets in and near Uz

  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (12km)
  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (22km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (29km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (34km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (37km)
  • Saint-Lary-Soulan: market Saturday (37km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (42km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (43km)

More information about Uz, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Uz, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Lys (11km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (14km)
  • Cirque du Litor (16km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (17km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (19km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (20km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (21km)
  • Grottes de Médous (22km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (27km)
  • Cirque d'Estaubés (30km)
  • Cirque de Troumouse (31km)
  • Brèche de Roland (31km)
  • Cascade de Gavarnie (31km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (35km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Uz is in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Uz is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Uz

Canton: Argelès-Gazost

Arrondissement: Argelès-Gazost

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65400

Distance to Uz

from Tarbes (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 900 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 212 km

from Strasbourg: 871 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Adast, Arcizans-Avant, Argeles-Gazost, Arras-en-Lavedan, Artalens-Souin, Ayros-Arbouix, Beaucens, Bun, Gez, Lau-Balagnas, Pierrefitte-Nestalas, Prechac, Saint-Pastous, Saint-Savin, Sireix, Soulom, Vier-Bordes and Villelongue.

This page in French: Visiter Uz