Anglet tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French Atlantic coast

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Anglet. For detailed visitor information see the Anglet travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Anglet include "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Anglet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Biarritz at 3 km and Bayonne at 4 km.

Anglet, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Biarritz guide


at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayonne guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


Seaside resort at 16 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 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ciboure guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Espelette guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages here, Itxassou is...

See Itxassou guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Capbreton is a popular resort and beach that also has a traditional...

See Capbreton guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Ainhoa guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sare guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide

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Map of places to visit near Anglet


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)

More information about Anglet, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Anglet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (16km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (17km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (43km)

Geography and distances

Anglet is in the south-west of France at 95 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Anglet is 667 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Anglet

Canton: Anglet

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64600

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

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbonne, Arcangues, Bassussarry, Bayonne, Biarritz, Boucau, Saint-Pierre-d'Irube and Villefranque.

This page in French: Visiter Anglet