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Villefranque tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maubourguet at 5 km from Villefranque

Visit Villefranque: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Maubourguet at 5 km and Aire-sur-l'Adour at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villefranque, 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 Villefranque in Occitanie.

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

Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Aire-sur-l'Adour

Aire-sur-l'Adour

at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Landes department

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

See Aire-sur-l'Adour guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tarbes guide
Pau

Pau

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
 
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Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Vic Fezensac

Vic Fezensac

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Vic Fezensac is enjoyable to explore at any time, but best known...

See Vic Fezensac guide
Eauze

Eauze

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

Eauze is a historic market town with attractive medieval buildings...

See Eauze guide
Lourdes

Lourdes

at 45 km (direction south)

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

See Lourdes guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide
Auch

Auch

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gers department

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other...

See Auch guide
Lavardens

Lavardens

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Gers department

The castle and the church are among the places of interest in...

See Lavardens guide
Montreal-du-Gers

Montreal-du-Gers

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gers department

After exploring the picturesque village at Montreal-du-Gers you can visit the...

See Montreal-du-Gers guide
Valence-sur-Baise

Valence-sur-Baise

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Explore the historic centre of the bastide town of...

See Valence-sur-Baise guide
Larressingle

Larressingle

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Gers department

Larressingle is a perfect medieval fortified village, with the defensive walls around...

See Larressingle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villefranque

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Markets in and near Villefranque

  • Plaisance: market Thursday (13km)
  • Marciac: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (15km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (18km)
  • Riscle: market Friday (18km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (28km)
  • Mirande: market Monday (33km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (37km)
  • Vic Fezensac: market Friday all day (38km)
  • Eauze: market Thursday all day (41km)

More information about Villefranque, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Villefranque, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aire sur l'Adour église St Quitterie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (30km)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Palmeraie du Sarthou (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (29km)
  • Jardin Massey (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Betharram (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villefranque is in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Villefranque is 622 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranque

Canton: Castelnau-Rivière-Basse

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65700

Distance to Villefranque

from Tarbes (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 622 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 155 km

from Strasbourg: 823 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betracq, Caussade-Riviere, Estirac, Hagedet, Heres, Labatut-Riviere, Ladeveze-Ville, Lahitte-Toupiere, Lascazeres, Madiran, Maubourguet, Moncaup, Monpezat, Sombrun, Soublecause and Tieste-Uragnoux.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranque

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