Arancou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Sauveterre church of Saint-André at 10 km from Arancou

Visit Arancou: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sauveterre church of Saint-André at 10 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 11 km.

Arancou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn is one...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a nice place...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 13 km (direction south)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river in the historic Navarre region...

See Saint-Palais guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque region...

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide


at 23 km (direction east)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight of your visit...

See Orthez guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western pyrenees...

See Navarrenx guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a pleasant if quiet town...

See Dax guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Itxassou guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Espelette guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established role on one of the...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Bayonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Arancou


Markets in and near Arancou

  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (13km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Dax: market Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Geours-de-Maremne: market Sunday (31km)
  • Saint-Paul-les-Dax: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Arancou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arancou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du Sarrat (30km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (33km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Arancou is in the south-west of France at 57 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arancou is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arancou

Canton: Bidache

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64270

Distance to Arancou

from Pau (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 887 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 Arancou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abitain, Arraute-Charritte, Auterrive, Came, Carresse-Cassaber, Castagnede, Escos, Ilharre, Labastide-Villefranche, Masparraute, Saint-Dos and Saint-Pe-de-Leren.

This page in French: Visiter Arancou