Pau

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Pau
TownPau
Insee code64445
Postcode64000
Latitude43.2951000
Longitude-0.3707970
AltitudeFrom 165 to 245 meters
Surface31.51 km²
Population81505 inhabitants
Density2586 inhabitants/km²

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National labelsBizanos at 2 km (6 min)
DepartmentPyrénées-AtlantiquesBillère at 3 km (9 min)
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the foot of the Pyrenees, close to the ski slopes, the ocean and Spain, Pau has a climate and an exceptional location.

Birthplace of Henri IV, a land of history, gastronomy, wine, sports, culture, conventions, trade ... Let yourself be charmed by this unusual destination!

Many major events throughout the year: Carnival Bearnais in February, Grand Prix in May and Modern History, Tour de France, Hestiv'Oc Festival in August, the stars of Pau (CCI **** riding ) in October ...

Pau, become historic capital of Béarn in 1464, offers gastronomic specialties of southwestern and dishes typical Béarn or Pau: boiled chicken, the cabbage soup, sauce Bearnaise, foie gras, confit, duck breast and to goose Coucougnettes of the Vert Galant, voted best candy in France in 2000, the Jurançon, dry white wine or sweet renowned; wonders, crispy fritters traditionally made for Mardi Gras, the honey from the hills of Jurançon and St. Faust .


SIGHTSEEING

Sights in Pau:

The National Museum of Pau the Bernadotte Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts.

The funicular.

The Palais Beaumont.

Boulevard des Pyrenees.

The white water stadium Pau Pyrenees.

The golf-club-Pau Billère.

The National Stud-Pau Gelos ...

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Pau
Information pointsTourist Office of Pau
Leisure centresCasino of Pau,   Castle Museum of Pau,   Museum Bernadotte,   Museum béarnais,   Museum of Fine Art of Pau,   Racecourse of the Pont-Long
MonumentsCastle of Pau
Performance hallsEspace Daniel Balavoine,   Exhibition Park of Pau,   Palais Beaumont,   Stadium of the Hameau,   Theatre Saint Louis,   Theatre Saragosse,   Theatre of the Monte-Charge,   Zénith de Pau
Natural sitesWood of Pau

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The Cathedral of Lescar.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Canyoning in the West PyreneesSports sensationsFrom 40 € to 60 €Lons (3.5 km)
Cellar tour and tasting of Jurançon wineLocal flavoursFreeGan (6.6 km)
Horse ride in the PyreneesNature and the outdoorsFrom 15 € to 700 €Sévignacq-Meyracq (20 km)
Rafting, kayak, or hydro speedSports sensationsFrom 18 € to 33 €Oloron-Sainte-Marie (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Castle PauCastle Pau
 
Pau CastlePau Castle
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Boulevard des PyreneesBoulevard des Pyrenees
Pyrenees BoulevardPyrenees Boulevard
 
Boulevard des PyrénéesBoulevard des Pyrénées
Funicular PauFunicular Pau
 
Palais Beaumont Conference Centre History PauPalais Beaumont Conference Centre History Pau
Place ClemenceauPlace Clemenceau
  

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WEATHER

Friday 31 October
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Night
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
Saturday 1 November
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Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
Sunday 2 November
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Min. 4°C - Max. 18°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Majestic  
9.1
Pau
This is the heart of Pau on Place Royale that is Le Majestic gourmet restaurant to the soothing atmosphere and refined. Let yourself be warmly welcomed by the couple Larrere in a public...
Located in Pau25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantPierre  
8.5
Pau
A few steps from the Beaumont Park, Pierre restaurant offers its establishment in concept ' bistronomique.' Settle into a cozy and friendly atmosphere and get ready to live a greedy...
Located in Pau28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Continental  
9.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Pau
CENTRAL – Direction le centre de Pau pour une escale dans un cadre sobre et chic! Le Continental vous accueille dans un espace cosy et vous propose détente et gourmandise à quelques...
Located in Pau 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLe clos des pins    
10
Saint-Faust
15 mins south of Pau, overlooking the Pyrenees and on the hills among the vineyards Jurançon, enjoy the quiet of this house located in a béarnaise park of 7 000m². - At 12 minutes of...
Located 8 km from Pau70 € the double room 
Villa with 2 bedroomsVilla du Chêne    
9.2
Siros
1 bed 2 persons in room 160 in the Yellow, 140 in the Blue Room decorated in a family suite, ground floor. Bathroom with two bedrooms (two sinks, a shower bath).. Living room nice and...
Located 10.4 km from Pau50 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsMaison Rancesamy     NEW
Lasseube
With panoramic views nestled in the foothills of the Pyrénees, this farm with its typical courtyard has been restored with taste and passion. The garden (roses, perennials, several...
Located 12.6 km from PauFrom 80 € to 90 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsLocation de vacances aux lacs d'iktus  
9.6
Lons
Located in a 100 hectares estate on the outskirts of the historic town of Pau in the Béarn, in the Aquitaine region, situated on the edge of a forest next to 50 hectares of lakes close...
Located 5.2 km from PauFrom 360 € to 610 € per week 
Farm for 11 personsGite la hount des coges  
9.5
Escou
It is at the intersection of the valleys of Ossau, Aspe and Aimé Baretous welcomes you at the farm. This is a beautiful farmhouse typical Béarn with breathtaking views of the Pyrenees....
Located 16.7 km from PauFrom 450 € to 550 € per week 
House for 10 personsMaison Lahorgue
Buziet
Historic maison Lahorgue is a newly renovated luxury farmhouse nestling in the foothills of the magnificent Pyrenees in south-west France. Located in the centre of the tranquil village...
Located 19.4 km from PauFrom 800 € to 1100 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
35 places over 1 haCamping-Hôtel Les Sapins   
8.9
Ousse
Since 1959, the Hotel and Camping The Trees is a holiday destination or transit. This small rustic and authentic campsite can accommodate 100 people on level ground and part shade....
Located 8.2 km from PauFrom 11.50 € to 12 € per day 
55 places over 2 haCamping belair    
9
Lasseube
Small campsite of 50 pitches with fishing pond, playground, snack bar, wifi, quiet and very friendly, the vineyards of Jurançon and 150 m from the village of Lasseube.
Located 12.1 km from Pau13.50 € per day 
75 places over 20 haLes ô kiri    
8.2
Baudreix
Between sea and mountains in the Pyrenees Atlantiques okiri 25 cabins 10 mobile home, 2 tithome lake, 3 cottages canvas and wood, beach, water ski on cable sports whitewater, climbing...
Located 13.2 km from PauFrom 18 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Quality Hotel Pau Centre Bosquet - Hotel in PauQuality Hotel Pau Centre Bosquet     
8.5
Pau
This hotel is located in Pau City Centre, close to the historic district. It features a fitness room and a sauna, and free Wi-Fi access is offered in the soundproofed guest rooms. A...
Located in PauRoom from 79 €
Best Western Hôtel Continental - Hotel in PauBest Western Hôtel Continental     
8.5
Pau
Located in the historic district in Pau, this 3-star hotel displays artworks, sculptures and antique furniture. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the stylish guest rooms and Château de Pau...
Located in PauRoom from 76 €
All Suites Appart Hôtel Pau - Hotel in PauAll Suites Appart Hôtel Pau     
7.8
Pau
Ten minutes from Pau city centre and a 15-minute walk from Domaniale Forest, lies the All Suites Appart with its contemporary suites and studios featuring fully equipped kitchenettes....
Located in PauRoom from 39 €

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Best Western Hôtel Continental
Located in the historic district in Pau, this 3-star hotel displays artworks, sculptures and antique furniture. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the stylish guest...
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