Nearby Historical & Cultural Sites

In an area rich in history and culture, there are countless sites within driving distance that are a must-see for those visiting the area.


30 mins drive

Another small town with a big heart, Mirande has country’n’western music for 2 weeks in July, attracting big hats and big bikes.


45 mins drive

The small town of Marçiac has a huge round the clock jazz jamboree for two weeks in August, which draws in Jazz giants and big crowds from around the globe. Side streets are lined with restaurants and stalls selling craft-work.


1 hr drive

Lourdes is famous for the cure, the Basilica, and its castle which houses a museum dedicated to all things culturally Pyrenean.


1 hr drive

Pau is a beautiful city for shopping, sight-seeing and its English connections! (it boasts the first 18-hole golf club in continental Europe and the first French rugby club).


1 hr drive

Auch is a beautiful old town that is a must-see while in the area.


2 hr drive

Head to Biarritz for the magnificent coastline, casino and wave watching with wet suited surfers sliding down impressive Atlantic rollers.


2 hr drive

Carcassonne is a spectacular and popular tourist attraction. A medieval double walled, turreted hill top fortification containing some good restaurants cafes and craft-shops, it is a fantastic day out.


1 hr 30 mins drive

Toulouse is full of surprises, including a must-see historical centre, with university culture and connections to Concorde, Airbus and the Ariane space programme.