La Bastide-Clairence tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Labastide-Clairence is another of the most picturesque villages in the Basque region

La Bastide-Clairence is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for La Bastide-Clairence include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Bastide-Clairence in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Itxassou at 16 km and Espelette at 18 km.

La Bastide-Clairence, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Itxassou guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Espelette guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Anglet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Biarritz guide


at 25 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
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide


at 27 km (direction east)

The small town of Salies-de-Bearn is a pleasure to explore, and a...

See Salies-de-Bearn guide

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Markets in and near La Bastide-Clairence

  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (17km)
  • Peyrehorade: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (21km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (22km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse: market Friday (26km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near La Bastide-Clairence, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (14km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (22km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Bastide-Clairence is in the south-west of France at 73 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: La Bastide-Clairence is 664 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bastide-Clairence

Canton: Bastide-Clairence

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64240

Distance to La Bastide-Clairence

from Pau (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 166 km

from Strasbourg: 900 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 La Bastide-Clairence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayherre, Bardos and Hasparren.

This page in French: Visiter La Bastide-Clairence