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Ascarat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 2 km from Ascarat

Visit Ascarat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 2 km and Itxassou at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ascarat, 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 Ascarat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Espelette

Espelette

at 25 km (direction north-west)

Home of red hot chillies, Espelette is a very...

See Espelette guide
 
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Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 25 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Palais is a small town on the Bidouze river...

See Saint-Palais guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sare guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

The Rhune is a small Pyrenees mountain that you can go up...

See La Rhune guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 36 km (direction north-east)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 37 km (direction north-east)

The view from the terrace in front of the church...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide

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Map of places to visit near Ascarat

 
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Markets in and near Ascarat

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (2km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (25km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (30km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (33km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (40km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (40km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (41km)

More information about Ascarat, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ascarat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (15km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (23km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (33km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (39km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (39km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (41km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (41km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ascarat is in the south-west of France at 73 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ascarat is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ascarat

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64220

Distance to Ascarat

from Pau (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 193 km

from Strasbourg: 920 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 Ascarat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aincille, Anhaux, Bustince-Iriberry, Caro, Irouleguy, Ispoure, Jaxu, Lasse, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Saint-Michel and Uhart-Cize.

This page in French: Visiter Ascarat

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