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Cheraute tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Navarrenx at 14 km from Cheraute

Visit Cheraute: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Navarrenx at 14 km and Saint-Palais at 17 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!

Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 14 km (direction north-east)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the...

See Navarrenx guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Laas

Laas

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Laas guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The view from the terrace in front of the church in...

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Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 22 km (direction east)

The cathedral of Sainte-Marie is best known for its remarkable 12th...

See Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Oloron-Sainte-Marie

at 22 km (direction east)

There are several sights of interest in Oloron-Saint-Marie including a picturesque...

See Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 22 km (direction east)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the...

See Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Orthez

Orthez

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the highlight...

See Orthez guide
Sarrance

Sarrance

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyreees-Atlantiques department

The small village of Sarrance is in the valley of the Gave...

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

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Lescun

Lescun

at 38 km (direction south-east)

The village of Lescun is close to the Cirque de Lescun and...

See Lescun guide

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Map of places to visit near Cheraute

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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Cheraute is in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Cheraute is 673 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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