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Guethary tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guethary in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Jean-de-Luz at 6 km from Guethary

Visit Guethary: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-de-Luz at 6 km and Saint-Jean-de-Luz church at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guethary, 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 Guethary in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort...

See Ciboure guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Biarritz guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anglet guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sare guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Rhune guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old...

See Bayonne guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Hendaye guide
Hendaye church Saint-Vincent

Hendaye church Saint-Vincent

Church at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Hendaye church Saint-Vincent guide


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

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

See Ainhoa guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Espelette guide

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

Map of places to visit near Guethary


Markets in and near Guethary

  • Bidart: market Saturday (2km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (6km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (10km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (12km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (15km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)

More information about Guethary, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Guethary, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (18km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (26km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Guethary is in the south-west of France at 101 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Guethary is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guethary

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64210

Distance to Guethary

from Pau (prefecture): 101 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 716 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 922 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 Guethary from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahetze, Arbonne, Bidart, Ciboure and Saint Jean de Luz.

This page in French: Visiter Guethary

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