Things to see and do - Pau
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Pau Travel guide
Pau : Michelin's recommendations
Pau is the birthplace of Henri IV and the most elegant city on the Pyrenees border. Although not as grand as Versailles, it wears its royal past in a discreet and refined manner, with the castle as its cornerstone. Pau is very keen on athletic, intellectual and cultural pursuits, a legacy from its days as a British colony.
Tourist attractions Pau : Things to see and do
F - 64000 Pau
The Ossau Valley was once known as Ursialensis vallis, or ''Bear Vallley''. It stretches out for 70km from Pau to Laruns (lower Ossau). The valley is dotted with a multitude of medieval-looking villages, including Bielle, with its 15C and 16C houses,..
r. du Château F - 64000 Pau
Towering above the mountain stream, this castle built by Gaston Fébus in the 14C was transformed into a Renaissance palace by Marguerite d'Angoulême and took on its current appearance during the 19C, in the time of Louis-Philippe and Napoléon III. Th..
r. Mathieu-Lalanne F - 64000 Pau
This Fine Arts Museum makes no bones about placing a Greco next to a 1993 abstract painting... Here you will find work by Rubens, José de Ribera and Zurbaran, impressionists (Degas, Berthe Morisot, Armand Guillaumin) and different tendencies in conte..
3, Place Gramont F - 64000 PAU
The INTER-HOTEL De Gramont is located in Pau, historic city combining business, tourism, leisure activities, sports. Royal castle of Henri IV dominating the hills of Bearn, casino, gardens, boulevard des PyrÃ©nÃ©es, conference hall, Beaumont parkâ€..
10 Cours Camou F - 64000 Pau
Prix Prices from : 57 €
Located a 10-minute walk from the Château de Pau, in the town centre, Hotel le Postillon is set in a former coaching inn. It offers a garden and colourful rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathro..
36 rue Montpensier F - 64000 Pau
A charming hotel in a building full of character, situated in a garden close to the centre of Pau. The rooms are comfortable, spacious, air conditioned and equipped with flat screen TV and free wifi. Pau is the royal capital of Navarre and Bearn, at..
1 r. du Hédas F - 64000 Pau
Bricks, beams and pebbles lend this converted 17C tannery tucked away in a little medieval street a lovely country feel. Pleasant atmosphere, modern cuisine.
13 r. Henri-IV F - 64000 Pau
The chef's cuisine is like his bistro: unfussy and full of flavour, as well as convivial, simple and authentic. Try dishes like: chicken terrine or duckling cooked in spices. A nice selection of wines on the blackboards.
1 passage de l'Europe F - 64000 Pau
59 av. Trespoey F - 64000 Pau
Just like the hotel itself, the Villa Navarre restaurant is both welcoming and refined. In the kitchen, the chef revisits the cuisine of the Béarn by bringing local produce to the fore. Splendid views over the grounds.
24 av. Gaston-Lacoste F - 64000 Pau
A very pleasant spot at the foot of the funicular railway: Dine in a pretty pavilion with a winter garden feel, or in the refined and charming lounge. The dishes appeal to modern tastes.
1 av. Edouard-VII F - 64001 Pau
This elegant hotel restaurant has plenty of exotic wood and designer furniture. The sophisticated cuisine gives pride of place to seasonal and locally produced ingredients. Try dishes like: lobster ravioli, wild sea bass, and roasted squab.