Ciboure tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ciboure: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort just south of Saint-Jean-de-Luz

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ciboure. For detailed visitor information see the Ciboure travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ciboure in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-de-Luz at 1 km and La Rhune at 9 km.

Ciboure, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church less than one km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


Seaside resort less than one km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The Rhune is a small Pyrenees mountain that you can go up in a...

See La Rhune guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Hendaye, the last resort in France before the Spanish border, also has a popular...

See Hendaye guide
Hendaye church Saint-Vincent

Hendaye church Saint-Vincent

Church at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The Church Saint-Vincent in Hendaye has a charming interior of tiered balconies and red...

See Hendaye church Saint-Vincent guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


at 10 km (direction west)

Hondarribia is just across the border in Spain but we included it because its...

See Hondarribia guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sare guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Biarritz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anglet guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Espelette guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide

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Map of places to visit near Ciboure


Markets in and near Ciboure

Market days in Ciboure: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Ciboure: market Sunday (0km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (1km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (4km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (9km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Ciboure, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ciboure, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (33km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ciboure is in the south-west of France at 105 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ciboure is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ciboure

Canton: Hendaye

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64500

Distance to Ciboure

from Pau (prefecture): 105 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 721 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 928 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 Ciboure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascain, Guethary, Saint Jean de Luz and Urrugne.

This page in French: Visiter Ciboure