Ustaritz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ustaritz in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Photo is of Espelette at 6 km from Ustaritz

Visit Ustaritz: highlights and tourist information

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Ustaritz 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 Ustaritz in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Espelette at 6 km and Cambo-les-Bains at 6 km.

Ustaritz, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Espelette guide


at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cambo-les-Bains guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Itxassou guide
Bayonne cathedral

Bayonne cathedral

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

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

See Bayonne cathedral guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ainhoa guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anglet guide
Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame

Church at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ainhoa church of Notre-Dame guide


Seaside resort at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Biarritz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sare guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz guide
Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Saint-Jean-de-Luz church

Church at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Luz church guide
La Bastide-Clairence

La Bastide-Clairence

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east)

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

See La Bastide-Clairence guide

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Map of places to visit near Ustaritz


Markets in and near Ustaritz

Market days in Ustaritz: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (0km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (12km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (17km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (20km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Ustaritz, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ustaritz, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (6km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (23km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (33km)
  • Forêt d'Iraty (54km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarté (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ustaritz is in the south-west of France at 89 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Ustaritz is 674 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ustaritz

Canton: Ustaritz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64480

Distance to Ustaritz

from Pau (prefecture): 89 km

from Paris: 674 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 704 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 915 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 Ustaritz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcangues, Bassussarry, Cambo-les-Bains, Halsou, Jatxou, Larressore and Villefranque.

This page in French: Visiter Ustaritz