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Arette tourism and travel guide

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Visit Arette: highlights and tourist information

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Arette is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arette is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 11 km and Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arette, 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 Arette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Arette


Markets in and near Arette

  • Aramits: market Sunday (3km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (12km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (13km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (15km)
  • Castet: market Thursday (25km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Monein: market Monday (27km)
  • Gan: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Artix: market Wednesday & Sunday (36km)

More information about Arette, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Arette, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (14km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (14km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (16km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (17km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (17km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (19km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (20km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (27km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (32km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (33km)
  • Cirque du Litor (38km)
  • Grottes de Betharram (42km)
  • Cirque du Marcadau (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo d'Asson (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arette

Canton: Aramits

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64570

Distance to Arette

from Pau (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 194 km

from Strasbourg: 895 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ance, Aramits, Issor and Lanne-en-Baretous.

This page in French: Visiter Arette

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