Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Pau, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2 km
Ascend 117 m
Descend 116 m

Explore Pau in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Église Saint-Jacques

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The Saint-Jacques church is one of the churches in Pau, located in the heart of the city next to the courthouse.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Jacques de Pau (FR)

103 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: Musée Bernadotte

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Musée Bernadotte Florent Pécassou / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Bernadotte museum is located in Pau (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), at the edge of the Hédas district. The museum traces the life and the journey of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte who became Marshal of Empire then king of Sweden and Norway.

Wikipedia: Musée Bernadotte (FR), Website

512 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Château de Pau

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The Château de Pau is a castle in the centre of the city of Pau, the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Béarn. It dominates that quarter of the city.

Wikipedia: Château de Pau (EN), Website

297 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Église Saint-Martin

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Église Saint-Martin asturdesign-net / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Church of Saint-Martin is a religious building located in the city of Pau, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of France, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Martin de Pau (FR), Website

264 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Pavillon des Arts

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The Pavilion des Arts is an exhibition center located in Pau which also hosts the Center for the Interpretation of Architecture and Heritage as part of the registration of the City to the label Cities and countries of art and history . Built in 1831 on a hillside then very largely reshaped in 1907, the Arts Pavilion occupied different functions during its history: house of the baths, village hall and even provisional casino.

Wikipedia: Pavillon des Arts de Pau (FR)

44 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Pau funicular

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Pau funicular

The Funiculaire de Pau, or Pau Funicular, is a funicular railway in the city of Pau in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of southwestern France. It links the Boulevard des Pyrénées, on the level of the city centre and the Château de Pau, to Pau railway station in the valley of the Gave de Pau below.

Wikipedia: Funiculaire de Pau (EN), Website

742 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 7: Église Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague

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The Church of Saint-Louis de Gonzague is a place of worship located in the Place Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague in Pau, in the French department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague de Pau (FR), Website


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