Etcharry tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Palais at 8 km from Etcharry

Visit Etcharry: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Palais at 8 km and Sauveterre church of Saint-André at 9 km.

Etcharry, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 9 km (direction west)

The church of Saint-André in Sauveterre is an interesting and charming roman style church...

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

Laas is a pretty village with a castle and roman style church in the...

See Laas guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Orthez guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

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

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral Saint-Marie in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Cathedral at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Church Sainte-Croix in Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Church at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The Church Sainte-Croix is an interesting roman style church built in the 12th century...

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


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide


at 38 km (direction west)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages here, Itxassou is very pleasant...

See Itxassou guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Etcharry


Markets in and near Etcharry

  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (9km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (16km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (24km)
  • Mourenx: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (28km)
  • Monein: market Monday (28km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (29km)

More information about Etcharry, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Etcharry, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Momas (42km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges d'Holzarté (35km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (38km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (38km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (38km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (38km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (38km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (40km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (47km)
  • Marais d'Orx (48km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (49km)
  • Vallée d'Ossau (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Hagetmau (46km)

Geography and distances

Etcharry is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Etcharry is 665 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etcharry

Canton: Saint-Palais

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64120

Distance to Etcharry

from Pau (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 665 km

from Calais: 874 km

from Nice: 662 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 889 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 Etcharry from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arberats-Sillegue, Arbouet-Sussaute, Charre, Charritte-de-Bas, Domezain-Berraute, Espes-Undurein, Espiute, Gestas, Lichos, Lohitzun-Oyhercq, Nabas, Osserain-Rivareyte, Rivehaute and Tabaille-Usquain.

This page in French: Visiter Etcharry