Mendive tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mendive: highlights and tourist information

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Mendive is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 65 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Mendive is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 9 km and Itxassou at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mendive, 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 Mendive in .

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


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Map of places to visit near Mendive

Markets in and near Mendive

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (9km)
  • Tardets-Sorholus: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (23km)
  • Aramits: market Sunday (33km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Navarrenx: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (40km)
  • Salies-de-Bearn: market Thursday (41km)
  • Oloron-Sainte-Marie: market Friday (42km)
  • Bedous: market Thursday (46km)

More information about Mendive, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Mendive, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mendive.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Iraty (15km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (22km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (24km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (28km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (28km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (30km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (30km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (31km)
  • Vallée d'Aspe (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mendive

Canton: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

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Postcode: 64220

Distance to Mendive

from Pau (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 681 km

from Bordeaux: 195 km

from Strasbourg: 916 km

Getting here

Mendive 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 Mendive from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahaxe-Alciette-Bascassan, Aincille, Behorleguy, Bussunarits-Sarrasquette, Bustince-Iriberry, Esterencuby, Hosta, Lecumberry and Saint-Jean-le-Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Mendive