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Visker tourism and travel guide

Photo of Visker in Hautes-Pyrenees

Photo is of Lourdes at 9 km from Visker

Visit Visker: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lourdes at 9 km and Tarbes at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Visker, 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 Visker in Occitanie.

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

Lourdes

Lourdes

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lourdes guide
Tarbes

Tarbes

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tarbes guide
Saint-Savin

Saint-Savin

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Savin guide
Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet

Scenery at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

The Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass in the...

See Col du Tourmalet guide
 
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Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Luz-Saint-Sauveur

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

The pleasant town of Luz-Saint-Sauveur is well placed to...

See Luz-Saint-Sauveur guide
Col d'Aspin

Col d'Aspin

Scenery at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Col d'Aspin guide
Arreau

Arreau

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arreau guide
Maubourguet

Maubourguet

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maubourguet guide
Col d'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

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

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

See Col d'Aubisque guide
Gourette

Gourette

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Gourette guide
Pau

Pau

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Pau guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Chateau de Pau guide
Eaux-Bonnes

Eaux-Bonnes

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Laruns

Laruns

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Laruns guide

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Map of places to visit near Visker

 
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Markets in and near Visker

  • Lourdes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Saturday all day & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Bagneres-de-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (11km)
  • Tarbes: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Vic-en-Bigorre: market Saturday all day (26km)
  • Rabastens-de-Bigorre: market Monday (29km)
  • Luz-Saint-Sauveur: market Monday (30km)
  • Arreau: market Thursday all day (35km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Pau: market every day except Sunday (39km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Visker, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Visker, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Marshall Foch house (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Massey (11km)
  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (50km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Médous (13km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (21km)
  • Gouffre d'Esparros (25km)
  • Col du Tourmalet (27km)
  • Cirque du Lys (33km)
  • Cirque du Litor (35km)
  • Pont d'Espagne (36km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (37km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (41km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (43km)
  • Lac d'Oo (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Visker is in the south-west of France at 10 kilometres from Tarbes, the department capital (general information: Visker is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Visker

Canton: Ossun

Arrondissement: Tarbes

Department: Hautes-Pyrenees

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 65200

Distance to Visker

from Tarbes (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 585 km

from Bordeaux: 196 km

from Strasbourg: 848 km

Getting here

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

We have 32 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allier, Antist, Arcizac-Adour, Arcizac-Ez-Angles, Astugue, Averan, Barry, Benac, Bernac-Debat, Bernac-Dessus, Bourreac, Escoubes-Pouts, Gez-Ez-Angles, Hibarette, Hiis, Horgues, Julos, Lanne, Layrisse, Lezignan, Loucrup, Louey, Momeres, Montgaillard, Ordizan, Orincles, Pareac, Pouzac, Saint-Martin, Salles-Adour, Trebons and Vielle-Adour.

This page in French: Visiter Visker

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