Hippodrome de Pau, Pau

(4.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Tap into the region's love of speed at Hippodrome de Pau, a 40 hectare (99 acre) horse racing complex that held its first race in 1842. It has been continually upgraded and developed over the years to accommodate a variety of horses and the large numbers of people that come to watch them race. You can become a spectator from one of the 2,500 seats, the cozy hall, or the restaurant. Work out when and for how long to visit Hippodrome de Pau and other Pau attractions using our handy Pau vacation planner.
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  • Could follow many races and it is quickly caught by the game of betting. It's a racetrack on a human scale and large and small is in their interest.
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  • My main reason for travelling to Pau was for the horse racing. It's my hobby and I especially enjoy French horse racing. This racecourse was excellent with free race cards and admission. The course ha...  more »
  • Ideal in winter for a pleasant afternoon. The restaurant is good. Free entry is also an attractive factor. The show is visible from the four corners of the Racecourse.
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  • Good entertainment
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  • very large
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