Route & dates
Drive: 10 h 30 min
Pau— 31 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive: 10 h 30 min
On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Passerelle d'Holzarte. Explore Pau's surroundings by going to Chateau d'Etchaux (in Saint-Etienne-de-Baigorry), Domaine Bordatto (in Jaxu) and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (La Citadelle de Saint Jean Pied de Port & Source de la Bidouze). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Château de Pau, enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, appreciate the extensive heritage of Boulevard des Pyrenees, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brasserie Bearnaise.
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Wateringen, The Netherlands to Pau is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Wateringen in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pau: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Pau
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Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 30:
34 days in France & Wateringen BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in France BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS July, outdoors, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Pau BY A USER FROM MALTA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 33 days in France & Wateringen BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium