Reasons To Visit Pau
The town of Pau is situated in the southwest of France in the Pyrenees mountain range close to the border with Spain. With a history stretching back over 1,000 years, Pau is an ideal place for those looking to adventure out into the Pyrenees Mountains and also offers plenty of things to do in itself. The town is situated less than an hour away from the plentiful ski resorts in the mountains, while there are also many active pursuits to be enjoyed in the region such as hiking and climbing. If you prefer a more relaxing time, take a stroll along the Boulevard des Pyrenees which provides incredible views of the mountain range.
Arriving In Pau
Pau Pyrenees Airport is situated roughly 10 km away from the center of Pau and is housed within a single terminal complex. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Pau you won’t be able to make the journey directly, but you do have the option to make a transfer at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport if you only want a single stopover. If you're considering a longer stopover in the French capital, read our guide to the top attractions and things to do in Paris.
When you have arrived at Pau airport, the easiest way to get to your destination is to hop in a taxi just outside the terminal building. Inside the airport itself there are a few shops available alongside duty-free shopping, while the airport also has a restaurant and bar on site to satisfy your appetite. In addition to this, travelers can connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network during their stay to conveniently get online.
Pau Travel Information
As a part of the Schengen Area, UAE nationals traveling to France are able to enter the country on a visa free basis for up to 90 days. In Pau you can expect warm temperatures over the summer with average highs of around 26 degrees, while during the winter period temperatures still stay relatively mild during the day. France has the euro as its currency so be sure to change up the correct currency, while the country is three hours behind the UAE. There are a number of car rental agencies at Pau airport, so those looking for their own vehicle can conveniently rent one right away. Check out the top hotels in Pau and you’re sure to find something to suit your budget.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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