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Jaxu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Jaxu: highlights and tourist information

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Jaxu is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 68 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Jaxu is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 5 km and Itxassou at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jaxu, 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 Jaxu in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Jaxu


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 Kakoetta (36km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (36km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (38km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (38km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (40km)
  • Marais d'Orx (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

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

Jaxu 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 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

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