Jatxou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jatxou in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Cambo-les-Bains at 4 km from Jatxou

Visit Jatxou: highlights and tourist information

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Jatxou 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 Jatxou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambo-les-Bains at 4 km and Espelette at 5 km.

Jatxou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Espelette guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Itxassou guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-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 11 km (direction south-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 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

Bayonne is a lovely historic city with a cathedral, a substantial old town and...

See Bayonne guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-west)

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French Atlantic coast...

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-west)

The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast combine to make Biarritz a...

See Biarritz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sare guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west)

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

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

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide

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Map of places to visit near Jatxou


Markets in and near Jatxou

  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (2km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (4km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (14km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (19km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (22km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Jatxou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Jatxou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (4km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (24km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (32km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (52km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Jatxou is in the south-west of France at 86 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Jatxou is 674 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jatxou

Canton: Ustaritz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64480

Distance to Jatxou

from Pau (prefecture): 86 km

from Paris: 674 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 702 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 914 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 Jatxou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cambo-les-Bains, Espelette, Halsou, Larressore, Ustaritz and Villefranque.

This page in French: Visiter Jatxou