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Hendaye tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hendaye: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Hendaye, the last resort in France before the Spanish border, also has a popular large sandy beach

Important note

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

Hendaye is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 114 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Hendaye is 689 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ciboure at 9 km and Saint-Jean-de-Luz at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hendaye, 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 Hendaye in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Hendaye


Markets in and near Hendaye

Market days in Hendaye: weekly market: Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (6km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (17km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Hendaye, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Hendaye, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (40km)
  • Marais d'Orx (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hendaye

Canton: Hendaye

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64700

Distance to Hendaye

from Pau (prefecture): 114 km

from Paris: 689 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 730 km

from Bordeaux: 190 km

from Strasbourg: 937 km

Getting here

Hendaye is in the south-west of France. 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 Hendaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biriatou and Hondarribia.

This page in French: Visiter Hendaye

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