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Photo of Caro in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 2 km from Caro

Visit Caro: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 2 km and Saint-Palais at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caro, 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 Caro 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 2 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
 
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Espelette

Espelette

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The church in Ainhoa is a traditional Basque church...

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sare guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 36 km (direction north-east)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 36 km (direction north-east)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in Sauveterre-de-Béarn...

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rhune guide
Laas

Laas

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style...

See Laas guide

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

Map of places to visit near Caro

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Markets in and near Caro

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (2km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (25km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (29km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (34km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (40km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (43km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (44km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (44km)

More information about Caro, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Caro, France

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

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 (17km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (20km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (29km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (35km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (35km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (37km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (37km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Caro is in the south-west of France at 71 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Caro is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caro

Canton: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64220

Distance to Caro

from Pau (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 919 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 Caro from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahaxe-Alciette-Bascassan, Aincille, Anhaux, Arneguy, Ascarat, Bussunarits-Sarrasquette, Bustince-Iriberry, Esterencuby, Ispoure, Jaxu, Lacarre, Lasse, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Saint-Michel and Uhart-Cize.

This page in French: Visiter Caro

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