Route & dates
Pau— 9 nights
Tue, Dec 24 - Thu, Jan 2
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.Change things up with these side-trips from Pau: Bayonne (Spas, DT Explore, &more), Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Promenade Jacques Thibaud, Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, &more) and Biarritz (Aquarium de Biarritz, Phare de Biarritz, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Boulevard des Pyrenees, catch the contagious excitement of Hippodrome de Pau, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Martin, and stop by Bord de Gave - Bearnaise de Pau.
To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pau travel site.
In December, daytime highs in Pau are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Pau
Biarritz, Bayonne, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Eglise Saint-Vincent, Quai Maurice Ravel
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