Activities, tourism and discoveries in the heart of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Discover the charm of Salies-de-Béarn and its surrounding area by coming to visit Béarn
A small picturesque town in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Salies-de-Béarn is of notable interest for its pretty flowered alleys bordered by stone houses. Its centre invites you to take a stroll, with the Place du Bayaà and its restaurants, and the many private mansions that reflect a prestigious past. Nicknamed Salt City, the town has built up a true notoriety around the white gold. In addition to salt production, which boasts a protected geographical status, Salies-de-Béarn has developed a renowned spa offer. The properties of salt water are beneficial for various medical issues, such as rheumatism, gynaecological disorders and child development problems.
The spa in Salies, which is located a 5-minute walk from the Hotel du Parc, also offers a range of wellness treatments thanks to a spa centre. This magnificent Moorish style building is surrounded by a public garden where you will discover a delightful bandstand. Nearby is the Musée du sel et des traditions béarnaises, which tells the history of the town from its origins. If you would like to know more about salt production, don’t miss a visit to the Salines in Salies-de-Béarn, which opens its doors for an original experience. In a restful and lush setting, the surrounding area is conducive to delightful walks. The Pain de sucre, a hill that overlooks the town of Salies-de-Béarn, awaits you for a walk taking about an hour. Laid out along the old railway line, the Voie Verte is also a very pleasant spot for walking. For your leisure, the Hélios Golf Club and its 9-hole course await you just a 10-minute walk from the Hotel. And the Partouche Casino, located in an enchanting setting in the hotel itself, is the promise of captivating fun times.
Life in Salies-de-Béarn is punctuated by various high spots, such as Art en vrac in April, Salies à peindre and the Festival des Sottises in July, the Fête de Salies and the Piperadère in August and even the Salt Festival in September. Whether local festivals or artistic meetings, these events give Salies a warm and welcoming atmosphere. During your stay in our 3* hotel we recommend you try the delicious Bearnaise culinary specialities, a rich and gourmet gastronomic heritage to be enjoyed without moderation! For you trips to Salies, you can use the Petit train touristique (Little Tourist train - free of charge) or the bus network. What’s more, beyond Salies itself there are a number of other fascinating places to visit in Béarn. Feel free to use the interactive map to better organize your getaways and visits.