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Mendive tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mendive in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 9 km from Mendive

Visit Mendive: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 9 km and Saint-Palais at 23 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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Itxassou

Itxassou

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Itxassou guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
 
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Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Sauveterre-de-Bearn

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sauveterre-de-Bearn guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

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

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Espelette

Espelette

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
Laas

Laas

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laas guide
Navarrenx

Navarrenx

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

Navarrenx is a traditional fortified French bastide town in the western pyrenees...

See Navarrenx guide
Salies-de-Bearn

Salies-de-Bearn

at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salies-de-Bearn guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sare guide

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Map of places to visit near Mendive

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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

What to do at Mendive? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Mendive is in the south-west of France at 65 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Mendive is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mendive

Canton: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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

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

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