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Ilharre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ilharre in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Palais at 7 km from Ilharre

Visit Ilharre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Palais at 7 km and Sauveterre church of Saint-André at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ilharre, 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 Ilharre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Laas guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Navarrenx guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

The 13th century stone bridge across the river is the...

See Orthez guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Itxassou guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Espelette guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Landes department

Established as a spa since Roman times, Dax is a pleasant if...

See Dax guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ilharre


Markets in and near Ilharre

  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (7km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (13km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Orthez: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (30km)
  • Amou: market Sunday (33km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (34km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (34km)

More information about Ilharre, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ilharre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (29km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (36km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (44km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (44km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (44km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (48km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ilharre is in the south-west of France at 55 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ilharre is 661 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ilharre

Canton: Saint-Palais

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64120

Distance to Ilharre

from Pau (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 661 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 671 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 890 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 Ilharre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abitain, Amendeuix-Oneix, Amorots-Succos, Arancou, Arberats-Sillegue, Arbouet-Sussaute, Arraute-Charritte, Athos-Aspis, Beguios, Gabat, Garris, Labets-Biscay, Luxe-Sumberraute and Masparraute.

This page in French: Visiter Ilharre

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