Arcangues tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Anglet at 5 km from Arcangues

Visit Arcangues: highlights and tourist information

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Arcangues 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 Arcangues in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anglet at 5 km and Biarritz at 6 km.

Arcangues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 5 km (direction )

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

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Biarritz guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayonne guide


at 9 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


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Espelette guide


Seaside resort at 12 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 13 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 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ciboure guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Ainhoa guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 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 15 km (direction south)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Itxassou guide

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Map of places to visit near Arcangues


Markets in and near Arcangues

  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (7km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (13km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)

More information about Arcangues, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arcangues, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (13km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (21km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Arcangues is in the south-west of France at 94 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arcangues is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arcangues

Canton: Ustaritz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64200

Distance to Arcangues

from Pau (prefecture): 94 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 873 km

from Nice: 708 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 915 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 Arcangues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahetze, Anglet, Arbonne, Bassussarry, Biarritz, Bidart, Saint-Pierre-d'Irube, Ustaritz and Villefranque.

This page in French: Visiter Arcangues