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Saint Jean de Luz tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint Jean de Luz: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: A long established beach resort, Saint-Jean-de-Luz also has a lively and popular town centre to explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint Jean de Luz. For detailed visitor information see the Saint Jean de Luz travel guide.

Saint Jean de Luz is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 105 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Saint Jean de Luz is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ciboure at 1 km and La Rhune at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint Jean de Luz, 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 Saint Jean de Luz in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint Jean de Luz


Markets in and near Saint Jean de Luz

Market days in Saint Jean de Luz: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (1km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (4km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (8km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)

More information about Saint Jean de Luz, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint Jean de Luz, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (21km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (32km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint Jean de Luz

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64500

Distance to Saint Jean de Luz

from Pau (prefecture): 105 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 927 km

Getting here

Saint Jean de Luz 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 Saint Jean de Luz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascain, Bidart, Ciboure, Guethary and Urrugne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint Jean de Luz

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