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Salies-de-Béarn

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Salies-de-Béarn - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques
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Salies-de-Béarn, "the city of salt" is a city in exceptional, genuine "health garden" halfway Basque Coast and the Pyrenees.

Both spa and wellness but also ranked tourist resort Salies-de-Béarn is a city rich in history and character with its unique architecture. Known since antiquity, Salies-de-Béarn owes its fame to this unique source of salt water created a geological curiosity formed there 200 million years. It is a city built with multiple lanes plotted "snail shell". You will find picturesque half-timbered houses and sloping roofs so-called "furring strips", prestigious hotels of the late nineteenth century.

The story Salisienne is inseparable from that of the corporation of Part-addictive salted Fontaine.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySalies-de-Béarn
Postcode64270
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Latitude43.4705560 (N 43° 28’ 14”)
Longitude-0.9248540 (W 0° 55’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 28m to 202m
Surface area52.08 km²
Population5027 inhabitants
Density96 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePau (66 km, 44 min)
Insee code64499
IntercommunalityCC de Salies-De-Béarn
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Bellocq6.2 km (10 min)
Carresse-Cassaber6.9 km (10 min)
Puyoô7.4 km (11 min)
Ramous8.3 km (14 min)
L'Hôpital-d'Orion8.5 km (13 min)
Orion8.6 km (12 min)
Auterrive8.7 km (14 min)
Castagnède8.7 km (14 min)
Bérenx8.9 km (11 min)
Oraàs9.1 km (15 min)
Sauveterre-de-Béarn9.2 km (11 min)
Saint-Dos10 km (15 min)
Lahontan10.1 km (14 min)
Orriule10.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

To see or discover Salies-de-Béarn:

The crypt Bayaa: the jewel of the city.

The discovery trail of wildlife and green driveway.

Legend of the boar.

The two booklets "community of salt and Share memento of taking."

The Salt Museum.

Salt basins.

Saline.

Salisiennes large infrastructures (Casino, Hotel Park, golf, convention center, playground motorhome, swimming pool, accommodation center, cinema, spa, rehabilitation center ...).

For children, you will find on the basis of mosqueros, a playground, a multi-sport courses, a skateboard area, tennis courts, a pediment, a municipal swimming pool, a relaxing journey ... knowing that is Salies-de-Béarn animated by a hundred associations including 24 sports associations. Children can benefit from the services of the association Les Francas which puts into the game library and activity center.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Transport

Events and festivities

Music festival in June.

Dirty paint in July.

Festival nonsense in July.

Salies-de-Béarn celebrations in August.

Pipéradère, old trades and collectors fair in August.

Day salt in September.

The Gentlemen, cycling race in September.

Motorcycle Festival in September.

Amateur video festival in October.

Outside the summer period, Salies-de-Béarn remains a vibrant city that offers every year from October to May, a rich and varied cultural season.

Photos

Chalet and great views of the Public Garden Hotel
Chalet and great views of the Public Garden Hotel
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Grand Hotel Salies-de-Béarn
Grand Hotel Salies-de-Béarn
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Miniature Golf
Miniature Golf
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Flag Saleys, convention center
Flag Saleys, convention center
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The spa seen by the public garden
The spa seen by the public garden
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The Crypt
The Crypt
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The Black Book contains the regulations of 1587
The Black Book contains the regulations of 1587
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The driveway green that goes to Salies-de-Béarn Escos
The driveway green that goes to Salies-de-Béarn Escos
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Crypt in panoramic
Crypt in panoramic
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Thermal Establishment
Thermal Establishment
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Ponds fed with salt brines discharged
Ponds fed with salt brines discharged
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tourist trail and bike trail
tourist trail and bike trail
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A playground on the basis of mosqueros
A playground on the basis of mosqueros
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Area skateboard
Area skateboard
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Area Multisport
Area Multisport
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Map mentioning green driveway and discovery trail
Map mentioning green driveway and discovery trail
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trail discovery
trail discovery
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Playground base mosqueros
Playground base mosqueros
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Municipal Pool Jean Lacarrère
Municipal Pool Jean Lacarrère
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Salt Museum: Harvesting salt, and sameaux herrades
Salt Museum: Harvesting salt, and sameaux herrades
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Flower salt Salies-de-Béarn
Flower salt Salies-de-Béarn
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Great hotel Salies-de-Béarn
Great hotel Salies-de-Béarn
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Saleys the River running through the city
Saleys the River running through the city
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Piscine Jean Lacarrère
Piscine Jean Lacarrère
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Pediment of the leisure of mosqueros
Pediment of the leisure of mosqueros
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Playroom Casino Salies-de-Béarn
Playroom Casino Salies-de-Béarn
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The Saleys and timbered houses
The Saleys and timbered houses
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The Saleys and timbered houses
The Saleys and timbered houses
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Camping municipal
Camping municipal
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Weather

Friday 4 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
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Saturday 5 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 17°C
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Sunday 6 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 19°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The Tourist Office Béarn Gaves welcomes you and deliver all documents and all information about the city and its attractions. Tel. : +33 5 59 38 00 33.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting at Eztigar cider works
Local flavoursFreeSaint-Just-Ibarre (33 km)
Rafting or hydrospeed in Basque Country
Sports sensations29 € to 50 € Bidarray (40 km)
Rafting in the Nive gorges
Sports sensations30 € to 50 € Bidarray (41 km)
River sports fishing with an instructor guide
Sports sensations100 € to 190 € Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (43 km)
Rally driving on a circuit
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Villefranque (44 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (23 km)
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (39 km)
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (44 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels