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Briscous tourism and travel guide

Photo of Briscous in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of La Bastide-Clairence at 7 km from Briscous

Visit Briscous: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bastide-Clairence at 7 km and Bayonne at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Briscous, 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 Briscous in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Bayonne

Bayonne

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
 
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Anglet

Anglet

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Anglet guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
Espelette

Espelette

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Espelette guide
Biarritz

Biarritz

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction west)

The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast...

See Biarritz guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
Capbreton

Capbreton

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

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

See Capbreton guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

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

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

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Hossegor

Hossegor

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Landes department

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

See Hossegor guide
Sare

Sare

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

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

See Sare guide

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

Map of places to visit near Briscous

 
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Markets in and near Briscous

  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (14km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (21km)
  • Capbreton: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (23km)

More information about Briscous, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Briscous, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (13km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (16km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Briscous is in the south-west of France at 80 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Briscous is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Briscous

Canton: Bastide-Clairence

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64240

Distance to Briscous

from Pau (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 902 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 Briscous from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lahonce, Saint-Barthelemy, Urcuit and Urt.

This page in French: Visiter Briscous

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