Destination guide

Travel to charming Pyrenees-Atlantiques

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Pyrenees-Atlantiques. Travelers to this romantic city praise the restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Local cultural sights include Musee Basque and Asiatica Museum of Asian Art. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Pyrenees-Atlantiques a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pau-Artiguelouve Golf Club (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Circuit Pau-Arnos (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Pau Golf Club (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • La Pecherie d'Aurit (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • La Pierre-St-Martin Ski Resort (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Hippodrome de Pau (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Travelers enjoy Pyrenees-Atlantiques for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Pyrenees-Atlantiques is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gorges de Kakuetta (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarte (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Holzarte Footbridge (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Beaumont Park (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Pic d'Anie (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Pyrenees-Atlantiques

The nearest airport is in Pau (PUF-Pau - Pyrenees), located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Lourdes (LDE-Tarbes - Lourdes - Pyrenees Intl.), which is 38.9 mi (62.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Oloron-Sainte-Marie Station, Lurbe-Saint-Christau Station and Lacq Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 6,429 house rentals near Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From 1,927 Houses to 353 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pyrénées-Atlantiques is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Biarritz: 4,207 vacation rentals
  • St Jean de Luz: 4,188 vacation rentals
  • Pau: 145 vacation rentals
  • Bayonne: 4,234 vacation rentals
  • Hendaye: 3,581 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Pyrénées-Atlantiques! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Pyrénées-Atlantiques:

  • Biarritz: 4,207 rentals
  • St Jean de Luz: 4,188 rentals
  • Pau: 145 rentals
  • Bayonne: 4,234 rentals
  • Hendaye: 3,581 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Pyrénées-Atlantiques are:

  • Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ): 6,346 home rentals
  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF): 303 home rentals
  • Lourdes Airport (LDE): 543 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Villa Beltza: 6,323 vacation homes
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz (XJZ-Saint-Jean-de-Luz Train Station): 4,771 vacation homes
  • Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur: 2,532 vacation homes
  • Itxassou Station: 4,911 vacation homes
  • Stade d'Aguilera: 6,349 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Pyrénées-Atlantiques listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Pyrénées-Atlantiques

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