Arette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arette in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Sarrance at 11 km from Arette

Visit Arette: highlights and tourist information

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Arette 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 Arette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarrance at 11 km and Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie at 13 km.

Arette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave d'Aspe and...

See Sarrance guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 13 km (direction north-east)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th century entrance...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 14 km (direction north-east)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque section of river...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and other scenic...

See Lescun guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Laruns is a pretty village, but it is the surrounding mountain scenery that attracts...

See Laruns guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Eaux-Bonnes is a 19th century belle-epoque spa town at the base of the Col...

See Eaux-Bonnes guide
Col d\'Aubisque

Col d'Aubisque

Scenery at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

The Col d'Aubisque is a beautiful mountain pass with views of numerous high mountains...

See Col d'Aubisque guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Laas guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

Gourette s a small ski station on the route to the Col d'Aubisque near...

See Gourette guide
Chateau de Pau

Chateau de Pau

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Pau is an impressive combination of the renaissance and 19th century...

See Chateau de Pau guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

The large town of Pau is well known for the views from the belvedere...

See Pau guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide

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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

Arette is in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Arette is 683 kilometres from Paris).

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

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