Destination guide

Travel to charming Pyrenees-Atlantiques

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Pyrenees-Atlantiques. Travellers 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 holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Stayz has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

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

  • 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)

Seasonal weather averages in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Travellers 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 25°F.

Natural highlights

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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Pyrenees-Atlantiques

The nearest airport is in Pau (PUF-Pau - Pyrenees), located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,685 holiday rentals around Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From 78 chalets to 1,947 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Pyrénées-Atlantiques is on Stayz.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Escou: 128 holiday rentals
  • Biarritz: 4,181 holiday rentals
  • Urrugne: 3,165 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz: 4,147 holiday rentals
  • Pau: 134 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Pyrénées-Atlantiques! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Pyrénées-Atlantiques with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Escou: 128 holiday homes
  • Biarritz: 4,181 holiday homes
  • Urrugne: 3,165 holiday homes
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz: 4,147 holiday homes
  • Pau: 134 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Pyrénées-Atlantiques are:

  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF): 280 holiday houses
  • Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ): 6,328 holiday houses
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS): 720 holiday houses

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Le Boucau (Station): 7,044 holiday rentals
  • Gorges d'Holzarte: 160 holiday rentals
  • Villa Beltza: 6,495 holiday rentals
  • Lacs d'Ayous: 323 holiday rentals
  • Bayonne (XBY-Bayonne Train Station): 6,679 holiday rentals

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

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