Sare tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sare in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Visit Sare: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Sare is one of several traditional Basque towns in the western Pyrenees, with lots of houses in the local architectural style

Important note

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

Sare is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the region), in the south-west of France at 98 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Sare is 687 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Sare

The Rhune is a small Pyrenees mountain that you can go up in a scenic train - a nice way to enjoy the scenery.: La Rhune

Tourist classifications for Sare include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle at 6 km and Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sare, 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 Sare in .

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 Sare

Markets in and near Sare

  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (11km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (14km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (14km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Hendaye: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Sare, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Sare, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (15km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée des Aldudes (27km)
  • Marais d'Orx (35km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sare

Canton: Espelette

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region:

Postcode: 64310

Distance to Sare

from Pau (prefecture): 98 km

from Paris: 687 km

from Calais: 888 km

from Nice: 715 km

from Bordeaux: 188 km

from Strasbourg: 928 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascain and Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle.

This page in French: Visiter Sare