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Macaye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Itxassou at 7 km from Macaye

Visit Macaye: highlights and tourist information

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Macaye is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Itxassou at 7 km and Cambo-les-Bains at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Macaye, 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 Macaye in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Itxassou guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 10 km (direction west)

Home of red hot chillies, Espelette is a very...

See Espelette guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 15 km (direction west)

The church in Ainhoa is a traditional Basque church...

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


at 19 km (direction west)

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle is a small basque village with a popular...

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The small village of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port has a long established role on one...

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction north-west)

Bayonne cathedral is an imposing gothic style cathedral with...

See Bayonne cathedral guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Sare guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anglet guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Biarritz guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Macaye


Markets in and near Macaye

  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (23km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (25km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (28km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Macaye, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Macaye, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (7km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (27km)
  • Marais d'Orx (30km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (42km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (49km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (54km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (54km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (56km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (56km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Macaye is in the south-west of France at 77 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Macaye is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Macaye

Canton: Hasparren

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64240

Distance to Macaye

from Pau (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 693 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 911 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 Macaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonloc, Hasparren, Helette, Louhossoa and Mendionde.

This page in French: Visiter Macaye

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