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Osses tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 10 km from Osses

Visit Osses: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port at 10 km and Itxassou at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Osses, 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 Osses 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 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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

Itxassou

at 14 km (direction north-west)

Less visited than some of the traditional Basque villages...

See Itxassou guide
Cambo-les-Bains

Cambo-les-Bains

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide
Espelette

Espelette

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Espelette guide
 
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Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

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

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide
Ainhoa

Ainhoa

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide
Saint-Palais

Saint-Palais

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Palais guide
Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide
Sare

Sare

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Sare is one of several traditional Basque towns in the...

See Sare guide
La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The Rhune is a small Pyrenees mountain that you...

See La Rhune guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide
Bayonne

Bayonne

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide
Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Sauveterre church of Saint-André

Church at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauveterre church of Saint-André guide

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

Map of places to visit near Osses

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Markets in and near Osses

  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Palais: market Friday (22km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (33km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (35km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Osses, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Osses, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (19km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (32km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (39km)
  • Marais d'Orx (40km)
  • Gorges de Kakouetta (45km)
  • Gorges de Kakoetta (45km)
  • Cirque de Sainte-Engrâce (47km)
  • Cirque de Saint-Engrace (47km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Osses is in the south-west of France at 74 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Osses is 684 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Osses

Canton: Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64780

Distance to Osses

from Pau (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 684 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 186 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 Osses from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bidarray, Irissarry and Saint-Martin-d'Arrossa.

This page in French: Visiter Osses

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