Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Sare at 5 km from Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Visit Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sare at 5 km and Ainhoa at 7 km.

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sare guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

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Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 8 km (direction east)

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

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La Rhune

La Rhune

Scenery at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The Rhune is a small Pyrenees mountain that you can go up in a...

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Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

A long established beach resort, Saint-Jean-de-Luz also has a lively and popular town centre...

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

The church of Saint John the Baptist in Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a remarkable interior with...

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at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Once home to Maurice Ravel, Ciboure is a smal port and resort just south...

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at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Itxassou guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Biarritz guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

Anglet, close to Biarritz, has several kilometres of beaches on the French Atlantic coast...

See Anglet guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

Bayonne cathedral is an imposing gothic style cathedral with a beautifully restored apse and...

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at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle


Markets in and near Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (10km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (10km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (12km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (12km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (29km)
  • Marais d'Orx (30km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle is in the south-west of France at 96 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle is 682 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Canton: Ustaritz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64310

Distance to Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

from Pau (prefecture): 96 km

from Paris: 682 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 923 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 Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ainhoa, Ascain and Sare.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle