Culture and Heritage

Do you like walking in beautiful villages, discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot ? You like old stones, pretty churches, places steeped in history to explore... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on vacation in Béarn, you want to see the 1001 castles, remains, medieval marvels ! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious, Périgord is  a perfect destination.

According to my cultural desires, offers you articles on Béarn towns, villages and bastides. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover... Museums, interpretation centers... Nothing will escape you !

Lendresse interpretation trail: unravel its mysteries...

Lendresse interpretation trail: unravel its mysteries...
Lendresse interpretation trail: unravel its my ...

Mont

Strolling through the Béarn? As a family, as a couple, or with friends, stop at Lendresse and take the time to discover this pleasant, typically Béarn village . The interpretive trail will give ...

The castles of Béarn, magical medieval tours

The castles of Béarn, magical medieval tours
The castles of Béarn, magical medieval tours

Pau

Do you want to visit fortified castles , impressive medieval fortresses , or those beautiful Renaissance palaces ? Do you dream of playing the role of a knight on the occasion of a medieval ...

The museums of Béarn: from the most intimate to the most gourmet!

The museums of Béarn: from the most intimate to the most gourmet!
The museums of Béarn: from the most intimate t ...

Pau

In the museums of Béarn , you will discover the remains of its 1000 years of history . Crossed by the "Ways of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle " , Béarn has a very dense religious heritage . Land ...

The Salt Museum, preserving local knowledge

The Salt Museum, preserving local knowledge
The Salt Museum, preserving local knowledge

Salies-de-Béarn

In the heart of Béarn and a few kilometers from the Basque Country , stands Salies-de-Béarn . If its thermal baths are famous, it is for the salt it produces that Salies is recognized. From ...

Salies-de-Béarn, the Venice of Béarn

Salies-de-Béarn, the Venice of Béarn
Salies-de-Béarn, the Venice of Béarn

Salies-de-Béarn

A few kilometers from the Basque Country but well anchored in Béarn , Salies-de Béarn is a pretty town whose architecture is worth seeing. But not only since the city is known for its salt, its ...

Visit the most beautiful villages of Béarn

Visit the most beautiful villages of Béarn
Visit the most beautiful villages of Béarn

Lovers of cultural tours and picturesque walks always wonder what are the pretty villages to visit in a destination? On vacation in Béarn , here are the most charming villages to visit . ...

Discovery of Navarrenx, an architectural jewel from Bearn

Discovery of Navarrenx, an architectural jewel from Bearn
Discovery of Navarrenx, an architectural jewel ...

Navarrenx

High panoramic peaks caressing Spain, green landscapes , a strong identity , generous and tasty gastronomy : this is what Béarn has in store for you! But the charm of this province of ...

Urban stroll in Pau, royal capital

Urban stroll in Pau, royal capital
Urban stroll in Pau, royal capital

Pau

Royal, English, cosmopolitan, illustrious and modern at the same time, Pau is a surprising city which offers its visitors a digest of nine centuries of history at the foot of the Pyrenees . Pau is ...

Parc’Ours, the life-size animal park in the Aspe Valley

Parc’Ours, the life-size animal park in the Aspe Valley
Parc’Ours, the life-size animal park in the As ...

Borce

As early as March, the first signs of activity appear in brown bears in the Pyrenees that have barely emerged from hibernation. The opportunity to go and observe these majestic animals in an ...

Goat cheese and Mohair from the Pyrenees: visit to Ferme Frady

Goat cheese and Mohair from the Pyrenees: visit to Ferme Frady
Goat cheese and Mohair from the Pyrenees: visi ...

Louvie-Juzon

The Ossau Valley , one of the three valleys of the Béarn Pyrenees , is an idyllic destination for lovers of nature , the great outdoors and walking . Between two hikes, I always take great ...

4 good reasons to go on holiday in the Vic Bilh ,a unique territory

4 good reasons to go on holiday in the Vic Bilh ,a unique territory
4 good reasons to go on holiday in the Vic Bil ...

Garlin

Have you heard of the Vic-Bilh ? The vineyards of Madiran and Pacherenc du Vic- Bilh ...? This sunny region, in the North-east of Béarn, in the departement of the Pyrénées Atlantiques is at the ...