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Cheraute tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cheraute: highlights and tourist information

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Cheraute is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Cheraute is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 14 km and Sauveterre-de-Bearn at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cheraute, 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 Cheraute in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Cheraute

Markets in and near Cheraute

  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (13km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (17km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (17km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (21km)
  • Monein: market Monday (26km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (27km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (30km)

More information about Cheraute, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cheraute, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Momas (43km)
  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Viven (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges d'Holzarté (26km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (27km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (27km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (28km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (28km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (30km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (31km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (38km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (46km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (47km)
  • Col d'Aubisque (52km)
  • Marais d'Orx (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheraute

Canton: Mauléon-Licharre

Arrondissement: Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64130

Distance to Cheraute

from Pau (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 659 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 893 km

Getting here

Cheraute is in the south-west of France. 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 Cheraute from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainharp, Berrogain-Laruns, Espes-Undurein, Garindein, Gotein-Libarrenx, Mauleon-Licharre, Ordiarp, Roquiague and Viodos-Abense-de-Bas.

This page in French: Visiter Cheraute

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