Picture courtesy of the Tourist Office of Ostabat
PROVINCE: Atlantic Pyrenees
AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY: New Aquitaine (France)
DISTANCE TO SANTIAGO: 797 km
14, Place Charles de Gaulle
Tel.: [+33] 559 65 71 78
LINKS OF INTEREST
- Masses: parish of Saint-Michel
FESTIVALS & OTHER EVENTS:
Patron Saint’s Days: late August.
Small municipality of about 200 inhabitants on the banks of the Bidouze river where three of the four great pilgrimage routes to Santiago through France converge: the via Turonensis (coming from Tours), the via Lemovicensis (coming from Vézelay) and the via Podiensis (coming from Le Puy-en-Velay).
- Gastelluzahar: fortified enclosure in the upper part of the town from protohistoric times, located near the town of Larceveau.
- Ospitalia: 12th-century hospital that continues providing shelter to pilgrims.
- Laxague Castle: from the 13th century.
Track ostabat - asme - saint jean pied-de-port
NEARBY POINTS OF INTEREST
Chapel of Saint-Nicolas d'Haranbeltz: built between the 12th and 13th centuries. 3.4 km from Ostabat