Boucau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayonne at 4 km from Boucau

Visit Boucau: highlights and tourist information

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Boucau 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 Boucau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayonne at 4 km and Bayonne cathedral at 4 km.

Boucau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old...

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Biarritz guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Capbreton is a popular resort and beach that also has a traditional...

See Capbreton guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Landes department

Soorts is one of the smaller beach resorts along the extensive Atlantic...

See Hossegor guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Espelette guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ciboure guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Itxassou guide

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Map of places to visit near Boucau


Markets in and near Boucau

Market days in Boucau: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Boucau: market Saturday (0km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (12km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (14km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Hossegor: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)

More information about Boucau, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Boucau, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (20km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (12km)
  • Courant de Huchet (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Boucau is in the south-west of France at 94 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Boucau is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boucau

Canton: Bayonne-Nord

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64340

Distance to Boucau

from Pau (prefecture): 94 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 163 km

from Strasbourg: 907 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 Boucau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglet, Bayonne, Biarritz, Ondres, Saint-Pierre-d'Irube and Tarnos.

This page in French: Visiter Boucau