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Ahetze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle at 6 km from Ahetze

Visit Ahetze: highlights and tourist information

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Ahetze is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle at 6 km and Saint-Jean-de-Luz at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ahetze, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ahetze in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle is a small basque village with a popular leisure lake...

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

A long established beach resort, Saint-Jean-de-Luz also has a lively and popular...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 8 km (direction west)

The church of Saint John the Baptist in Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a remarkable...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort...

See Ciboure guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast combine to make...

See Biarritz guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French...

See Anglet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south)

Sare is one of several traditional Basque towns in the western Pyrenees,...

See Sare guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction north-east)

Bayonne cathedral is an imposing gothic style cathedral with a beautifully restored...

See Bayonne cathedral guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

The Rhune is a small Pyrenees mountain that you can go up...

See La Rhune guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

Home of red hot chillies, Espelette is a very traditional basque village...

See Espelette guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old...

See Bayonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-east)

Betwen sea and mountains, the basque village of Ainhoa is listed among...

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

The church in Ainhoa is a traditional Basque church with rows of...

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Cambo-les-Bains is a small pleasant town, best known for its thermal waters...

See Cambo-les-Bains guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Ahetze


Markets in and near Ahetze

  • Bidart: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (8km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (9km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (12km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)

More information about Ahetze, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ahetze, France

What to do at Ahetze? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ahetze.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (15km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (26km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ahetze is in the south-west of France at 98 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ahetze is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ahetze

Canton: Ustaritz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64210

Distance to Ahetze

from Pau (prefecture): 98 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 713 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 921 km

Getting here

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 Ahetze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbonne, Arcangues, Bassussarry, Bidart and Guethary.

This page in French: Visiter Ahetze

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