"Pau ~ as in 'Go'" Top 5 Page for this destination Pau by aaaarrgh
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The English middle classes have been coming here regularly since the early 1800's. The bracing climate from the nearby Pyrenees helped cure their pasty complexions. It certainly worked for moi ;-)
Pau was proud to have France's first openly gay mayor, who had a big impact on the city. Unfortunately he died in March 2006, after several decades in office.
- Pros:Busy city, pretty architecture, good shopping, brave politicians
- Cons:Maybe not everyone wants to find an 'English' city in France
Pau built its own grand promenade to rival the rich seaside resorts of the Mediterrannean and Atlantic. But the views... more travel advice
The Musee des Beaux Arts is one of the nicest city art galleries I have come across, certainly the best in Department... more travel advice
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