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Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 12 km from Banca

Visit Banca: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 12 km and Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Banca, 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 Banca 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 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
 
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Espelette

Espelette

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sare guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Rhune guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction north-west)

A long established beach resort, Saint-Jean-de-Luz also has a lively and popular...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
Ciboure

Ciboure

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ciboure guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 37 km (direction north-west)

The church of Saint John the Baptist in Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a...

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide

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

Map of places to visit near Banca

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Markets in and near Banca

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (12km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (36km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (37km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (37km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (39km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Banca, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Banca, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (4km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (28km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (39km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (45km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Banca is in the south-west of France at 84 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Banca is 699 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Banca

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64430

Distance to Banca

from Pau (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 699 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 701 km

from Bordeaux: 201 km

from Strasbourg: 930 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 Banca from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aldudes.

This page in French: Visiter Banca

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