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Irouleguy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Irouleguy in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 6 km from Irouleguy

Visit Irouleguy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 6 km and Itxassou at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Irouleguy, 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 Irouleguy in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

at 6 km (direction east)

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

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

Itxassou

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
 
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Espelette

Espelette

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sare guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rhune guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide

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Map of places to visit near Irouleguy

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Markets in and near Irouleguy

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (6km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (27km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (36km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (37km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (38km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (38km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (38km)

More information about Irouleguy, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Irouleguy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (22km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (13km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (27km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (36km)
  • 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Irouleguy is in the south-west of France at 77 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Irouleguy is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Irouleguy

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64220

Distance to Irouleguy

from Pau (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 694 km

from Bordeaux: 193 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 Irouleguy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anhaux, Ascarat, Ispoure, Lasse, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Uhart-Cize.

This page in French: Visiter Irouleguy

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