Many of Pyrenees Atlantiques’s most interesting sights are within easy reach of Gurmencon, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the most interesting places to see are the fabulous Oloron Cathedral and the remarkable Sarrance Monastic Church. If you have time, don’t miss the Pau-Artiguelouve Golf Club and the La Falaise aux Vautours.
To really understand Pyrenees Atlantiques, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Take the time to see the many remarkable exhibit spaces such as the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Pau and Musee Bernadotte. Book seats for a live performance at the Zenith de Pau in Pau.
To surround yourself with nature, go and check out the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. There are no shortage of family parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Beaumont Park in Pau. Enjoy the nearby wilderness by heading to Col d'Aubisque in Eaux-Bonnes, Pic d'Anie in Arette and the Cap de la Baigt in Lees-Athas.
Some of Pyrenees Atlantiques' popular sights are within driving distance of the Gurmencon area, such as the Chateau de Pau in Pau, the Gorges de Kakuetta in Sainte-Engrace and Gorges d'Ehujarre. Whatever your religious background, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at sacred places like the Church of Saint-Martin in Pau.
If golf is your passion, head to the Pau Golf Club in Billere. It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors.
When winter sets in, check out Gurmencon’s most popular ski runs at the La Pierre-St-Martin Ski Resort in Arette.
Spend an evening with fellow basketball lovers at Palais de Sports de Pau, Pau, cheering on local legends, the Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez. On match days follow the sea of green and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
After a long day exploring the streets of Gurmencon, get a good nights sleep at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Make reservations for the All Suites Appart Hotel Pau, the Brit Hotel Bosquet, Pau, or the Hotel Premiere Classe Pau EST Bizanos.