Biriatou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Biriatou in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Hendaye at 4 km from Biriatou

Visit Biriatou: highlights and tourist information

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Biriatou 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 Biriatou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Hendaye at 4 km and Hendaye church Saint-Vincent at 4 km.

Biriatou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction north-west)

Hendaye, the last resort in France before the Spanish border, also has a popular...

See Hendaye guide
Hendaye church Saint-Vincent

Hendaye church Saint-Vincent

Church at 4 km (direction north-west)

The Church Saint-Vincent in Hendaye has a charming interior of tiered balconies and red...

See Hendaye church Saint-Vincent guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

Hondarribia is just across the border in Spain but we included it because its...

See Hondarribia guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort just south...

See Ciboure guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rhune guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Sare guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Ainhoa guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-east)

The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast combine to make Biarritz a...

See Biarritz guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Espelette guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-east)

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French Atlantic coast...

See Anglet guide

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Map of places to visit near Biriatou


Markets in and near Biriatou

  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (5km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (8km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (17km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (24km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Biriatou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Biriatou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (37km)
  • Marais d'Orx (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Biriatou is in the south-west of France at 111 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Biriatou is 690 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biriatou

Canton: Hendaye

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64700

Distance to Biriatou

from Pau (prefecture): 111 km

from Paris: 690 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 727 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 936 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 Biriatou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hendaye, Hondarribia and Urrugne.

This page in French: Visiter Biriatou