Located in the south-west of France and the region Aquitaine, the Fountains Of Escot can be found right in the middle of the department known as Pyrenees Atlantiques.
As the name suggests, this combines the Atlantic coastline with its famous resorts
Biarritz and Saint-Jean de Luz
and the western range of the Pyrenees with their magnificent panoramas and soaring peaks.
At only 320m above sea level, on the banks of the
The Fountains Of Escot nestles within the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains, within the Pyrenees National Park, in the verdant and spectacular
The whole of the Bearn and Basque country are within easy reach.
With the Spanish border only 34 Km (20 miles) away you can easily sample the best of two diverse cultures in one holiday.
To the north-east we are 45m from the elegant city of Pau with Ryanair’s
low cost flights
from London Stansted, Bristol, Amsterdam and Brussels.
There are also «Air France» flights to Paris, Lyon and many other cities.
Our nearest town, 9km away, is Oloron Sainte-Marie.
Here a wide range of supermarkets, chemists, bars and restaurants can cater for your every need.
Oloron is renowned for its
such as rafting and there is also a good indoor/outdoor
Every Friday morning there is a bustling street market.
The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is a recognised UNESCO World Heritage site.
The RN 134 Road
Our location, just next to the international
route RN 134
means that we are not “out in the sticks”,
but next to a road that is open throughout the year in all weathers.
This is an important fact as it guarantees, during winter, safe driving and public transport up to the new tunnel of Somport and the Spanish border with the
of Somport, Candanchu and Astun.