Iholdy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Iholdy in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Palais at 13 km from Iholdy

Visit Iholdy: highlights and tourist information

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Iholdy 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 Iholdy in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Palais at 13 km and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 14 km.

Iholdy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide


at 14 km (direction south-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
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 26 km (direction west)

The church in Ainhoa is a traditional Basque church with rows of balconies around...

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laas guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 31 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


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Sare guide

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Map of places to visit near Iholdy


Markets in and near Iholdy

  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (26km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (29km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (32km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)

More information about Iholdy, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Iholdy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (20km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (28km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (32km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (37km)
  • Marais d'Orx (39km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (42km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (42km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (44km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (44km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Iholdy is in the south-west of France at 66 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Iholdy is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Iholdy

Canton: Iholdy

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64640

Distance to Iholdy

from Pau (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 179 km

from Strasbourg: 907 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 Iholdy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armendarits, Helette, Irissarry, Lantabat, Meharin and Suhescun.

This page in French: Visiter Iholdy