Anglet tourism and travel guide
Visit Anglet: highlights and tourist information
France This Way comment: Anglet, close to Biarritz, is also a good place to enjoy some of the most southern beaches of the French Atlantic coast
This page features a summary of highlights near Anglet that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Anglet travel guide
Anglet is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Aquitaine region) in the south-west of France at 95 km from Pau, the department capital. (General information: Anglet is 667 km from Paris).
Tourist classifications for Anglet include "ville fleurie 4*".
Anglet, France: places to visit and attractions
Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Anglet. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques
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Map of places to visit near Anglet
More information about Anglet & region
Markets in and near Anglet
Market days in Anglet: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;
- Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
- Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (3km)
- Boucau: market Saturday (5km)
- Bidart: market Saturday (8km)
- Ustaritz: market Saturday (10km)
- Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
- Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
- Ciboure: market Sunday (16km)
- Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
- Urrugne: market Thursday (20km)
Tourist attractions to visit near Anglet, France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Anglet and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
Heritage sites Bayonne cathédrale St Marie (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (3km); Sorde l'Abbaye - abbaye St Jean (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km); Porte St Jacques - St Jean Pied-de-Port (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
Remarkable gardens Jardins de la villa Arnaga (16km); Parc du Sarrat (45km)
Sites of natural beauty Marais d'Orx (17km); Vallée des Aldudes (43km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Anglet
from Pau (prefecture): 95 km
from Paris: 667 km
from Calais: 868 km
from Nice: 708 km
from Bordeaux: 168 km
from Strasbourg: 912 km
Anglet is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into Biarritz airport (Bordeaux is another option). Allow at least 8 hours for the drive from the cross-channel ferries. For driving distances to Anglet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Anglet