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 .
Sights in Pau:
The National Museum of Pau the Bernadotte Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts.