Ascarat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ascarat: highlights and tourist information

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Ascarat is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 73 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ascarat is 691 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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 .

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


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Map of places to visit near Ascarat

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

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)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ascarat

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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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

Ascarat 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 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