Oloron-Sainte-Marie is within easy reach of many of Pyrenees Atlantiques’s more popular attractions. Oloron Cathedral and the Sarrance Monastic Church are two of the interesting place to visit here. Two other worthy points of interest nearby Oloron-Sainte-Marie are the Pau-Artiguelouve Golf Club and the Pau Golf Club.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some interesting cultural highlights in and around Oloron-Sainte-Marie. Find the treasures kept in some of the inspiring galleries and collections such as the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Pau and Musee Bernadotte. Book tickets for a few of the thrilling theater, dance and music shows at the Zenith de Pau in Pau.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and head outside to the nearby parks and reserves. Escape the rat race for a while and soak up some sunshine in local parks and gardens such as Beaumont Park in Pau. The nature preserves such as Pic d'Anie in Arette and the Cap de la Baigt in Lees-Athas, show visitors the species of flora and fauna which inhabit the local area.
Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around Pyrenees Atlantiques will not want to miss out on the Chateau de Pau in Pau and the Gorges de Kakuetta in Sainte-Engrace. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Church of Saint-Martin in Pau.
When the temperatures drops around Pyrenees Atlantiques, head to the hills and enjoy the many wintersport options at the La Pierre-St-Martin Ski Resort in Arette.
Sports fans visiting Oloron-Sainte-Marie should get tickets for nearby Palais de Sports de Pau, Pau to see the Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez taking on visiting rivals. On game days the stadium is filled with green and white, as crowds gather to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
At the end of a long day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Oloron-Sainte-Marie, get a good nights sleep at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the All Suites Appart Hotel Pau, the Brit Hotel Bosquet, Pau, and the Hotel Premiere Classe Pau EST Bizanos.