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Helette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Itxassou at 13 km from Helette

Visit Helette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Itxassou at 13 km and La Bastide-Clairence at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Helette, 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 Helette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Itxassou

Itxassou

at 13 km (direction west)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages...

See Itxassou guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 16 km (direction south)

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

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

Espelette

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Espelette guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

Sare is one of several traditional Basque towns in...

See Sare guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide
Bayonne

Bayonne

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Helette

 
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Markets in and near Helette

  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (16km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (17km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (31km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (32km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Helette, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Helette, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (14km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (27km)
  • Marais d'Orx (35km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (37km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (42km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (48km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (48km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (49km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (49km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Helette is in the south-west of France at 71 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Helette is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Helette

Canton: Iholdy

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64640

Distance to Helette

from Pau (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 688 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 909 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 Helette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armendarits, Iholdy, Irissarry, Macaye, Mendionde, Saint-Esteben and Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue.

This page in French: Visiter Helette

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