Family and Kids in Pau

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Pau? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Pau, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Pau.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Pau for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Chateau De Pau

    Family and Kids

    Built during the middle ages, on the banks of river Gave, Chateau de pau is a magnificent castle of great historic importance. Once the birthplace of King Henry IV, then later becoming a holiday home for Napoleon, the Chateau today is a National Museum located at the heart of the city. Its lush green gardens are home to some remarkable species of trees such Sequoia, Hetre, Orme, Chene and many ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Manor House Of Momas

    Family and Kids

    Situated 16km north of Pau, Chateau du Momas is built on a feudal mound. This former seigneurial residency is today known for housing the most exquisite and rare trees in its botanical gardens that has been taken care by three generations of botanists. With more than thousand different plants and vegetables, the garden is divided in various sections; White Garden, Herb Garden, Vegetable Garden,...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Asson Zoo

    Wildlife Park, Zoo

    A 5 hectare land on the Pyrenean foothills, Asson Zoo is known for its uniqueness for housing about 500 exotic species of animals. In collaboration with the zoological association of Asson, the Zoo supports wildlife conservation and public awareness to preserve biodiversity. Some of the real attractions include: Siberian tiger, Snow leopard, red panda, maned wolf, lemurs, and dwarf antelopes t...Read more
  4. Amazing Pau attraction for kids
    Musee Bernadotte

    Family and Kids

    The Museum of Bernadotte was once the house and birthplace of Jean Baptiste Bernadotte a soldier who turned Marshal and then eventually became the King of Sweden and Norway during the time of Napoleon. Built around 1730, the house still retains the feel & mood by keeping the same furniture and settings of the bearnaise family at the time. Even the streets through which Bernadotte used to wa...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Roseraie De Saint Vincent

    Botanical Garden

    Ideally situated between Pau, Tarbes and Lourdes, on Chemin Henry IV, the Rose Garden of Saint Vincent is in the heart of the most beautiful sights of the region. The garden is a home to more than a 1000 varieties of Roses, making it one of the finest Rose Gardens in the southern France. The tour is provided by passionate rose growers and horticulture major students where each variety is explai...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Pau
    The Gassion Hotel

    Family and Kids

    A Hotel turned apartment complex, The Grand Gassion was built between 1867 and 1872. The story behind this 150 year building is an interesting one. Jean Lafourcade Camarau, after having earned a huge sum of 2 million gold francs in Brazil, in his impulse, decided to invest it all in building a grand hotel to satisfy the needs of increasing visitors to the city of Pau. At the time of its complet...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    The Cathedral Of Lescar

    Family and Kids

    Built in one of the oldest towns of Europe, the first human traces in Lescar dates as far back as 2500 BC. The Cathedral, which is now a National Monument, was constructed by Bishop Guy de Lons somewhere in the year 1120, right during the Spanish Crusades. It was later then sacked by Protestants during the reign of Jeanne III. A Romanesque styled cathedral, its located in a square atop the hill...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Church Of Morlaas

    Family and Kids

    The Church of Morlaas was built sometime during the 11th and 12th century. It is dedicated to Saint Foy, a young girl saint who was arrested and tortured to death by the Roman Empire during the 2nd century AD. Perhaps the most staggering feature of the church is its long, concentric, arched doorway adorned with sculptures depicting significant biblical events. Inside its lengthy hall with high ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Villa Lawrance And The Museum Of Resistance And Deportation Image
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    Family and Kids

    Unlike most Villas in France Villa Lawrance is unique for its blend of Flemish and Germanic architecture. It was built by the Schlumberger Family from Alsace in 1855 and was later bought by the Lawrance Family in 1893, hence the name. At the time of its construction, it was in the countryside and the Town of Pau did not extend that far. Only during the Second World War it was bought by the Town...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Chateau De Montaner

    Family and Kids

    Situated at an altitude of 329 meters Chateau de Montaner is known for its 40 meter high fortified tower which was once used to keep a watchful eye on the borders of Bearn. Built in 1373, on the orders of Gaston Febus, the count of Foix, the Chateau served as a garrison and Protection on the frontiers of Bearn. This, along with Morlanne Chateaux, stands as one of the finest examples of French R...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Saint Martin De Pau Church

    Family and Kids

    Built originally between 1468 and 1472 opposite Chateau de Pau, the church became too small as time went by and the population of the town of Pau grew. After years of debate the church was rebuilt in 1864 and completed in seven years, at the current location which is a little further east. One of the imposing characteristics of this church is perhaps its depth and width and also its 70 metre h...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Saint Jacques De Pau Church

    Family and Kids

    Saint Jacques de Pau shares a similar history to that of its counterpart, Saint Martin’s church. Here initially a chapel was constructed which soon became inadequate for the pilgrims. Hence the work on Saint Jacques de Pau began with funds of about 70,500 francs and was completed in 1861. As part of the Gothic revival movement this church is dedicated to Saint James, the apostle. Unlike o...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Arboretum De Payssas

    Botanical Garden

    A 1.2 km stretch accessible to all, Arboretum de Payssas is a part of the private property owned by Bourdet-Pees Joseph. It’s a 35 acre land known for having over 500 trees and about 130 exotic and rare species of shrubs and plants from all over the world. A place that is owned and managed by farmers generation after generation, it has become one of the most and famous & significant b...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Manor House Of Mascaraas

    Educational Site

    A fortified Manor house from the medieval, Chateau de Mascaraas is located right at the heart of the Pacherenc and the Vic-Bilh, in Madiran vineyards. Transformed into a abbey and barony in the late 17th century the manor still has kept a set of interior decorations form the time. Chimneys with Arudy marble, Italian-style decorations painted on the woodwork, paintings, Basque and Bearnese furn...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Musee Art Et Culture De Lescar

    Educational Site

    Located in one of the oldest towns of Lescar, the Museum of Art and Culture has archaeological collections from less than 3,000 years to ancient times. With collections like old furniture and paintings, 4th century mosaics with geometrical representations and exotic and rare pottery objects found at Beneharnum, it’s an antique lover’s paradise. Also seasonal art exhibitions are orga...Read more