Itxassou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Itxassou in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Itxassou: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages here, Itxassou is very pleasant to explore

Important note

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

Itxassou is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 84 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Itxassou is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Espelette at 4 km and Ainhoa at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Itxassou, 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 Itxassou in .

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 Itxassou

Markets in and near Itxassou

  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (3km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (22km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (23km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Itxassou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Itxassou, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Itxassou.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (3km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (25km)
  • Marais d'Orx (30km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (45km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (53km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (59km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Itxassou

Canton: Espelette

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64250

Distance to Itxassou

from Pau (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 700 km

from Bordeaux: 180 km

from Strasbourg: 916 km

Getting here

Itxassou 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 Itxassou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambo-les-Bains, Espelette, Halsou, Larressore and Louhossoa.

This page in French: Visiter Itxassou