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Gamarthe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gamarthe in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 8 km from Gamarthe

Visit Gamarthe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 8 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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Gamarthe, 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 Gamarthe 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 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Saint-Palais

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
 
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Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Espelette

Espelette

at 29 km (direction west-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 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

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

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

See Ainhoa guide
Laas

Laas

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laas guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gamarthe

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Markets in and near Gamarthe

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (8km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (17km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (25km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (34km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (35km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (35km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (42km)

More information about Gamarthe, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gamarthe, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Iraty (23km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (25km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (28km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (34km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (34km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (35km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (35km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (37km)
  • Marais d'Orx (49km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Gamarthe is in the south-west of France at 64 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Gamarthe is 684 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gamarthe

Canton: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64220

Distance to Gamarthe

from Pau (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 684 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 187 km

from Strasbourg: 911 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 Gamarthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahaxe-Alciette-Bascassan, Ainhice-Mongelos, Bunus, Bussunarits-Sarrasquette, Bustince-Iriberry, Hosta, Ibarrolle, Jaxu, Lacarre, Lantabat, Larceveau-Arros-Cibits, Ostabat-Asme, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux and Suhescun.

This page in French: Visiter Gamarthe

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