Jaxu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jaxu in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 5 km from Jaxu

Visit Jaxu: highlights and tourist information

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Jaxu 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 Jaxu in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 5 km and Saint-Palais at 20 km.

Jaxu, France: places to visit and attractions

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 5 km (direction 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
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
 
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Espelette

Espelette

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

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

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

See Ainhoa guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide
Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

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Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sare guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 34 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
Laas

Laas

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Laas guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 37 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

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Markets in and near Jaxu

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (5km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (19km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (28km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (31km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (37km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (39km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (40km)

More information about Jaxu, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Jaxu, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (21km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (24km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (31km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (36km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (36km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (38km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (38km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (40km)
  • Marais d'Orx (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Jaxu is in the south-west of France at 68 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Jaxu is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jaxu

Canton: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64220

Distance to Jaxu

from Pau (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 892 km

from Nice: 685 km

from Bordeaux: 189 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 Jaxu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahaxe-Alciette-Bascassan, Aincille, Ainhice-Mongelos, Ascarat, Bussunarits-Sarrasquette, Bustince-Iriberry, Caro, Gamarthe, Ispoure, Lacarre, Lantabat, Lasse, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Suhescun and Uhart-Cize.

This page in French: Visiter Jaxu