Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

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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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Biarritz: 4,177 holiday homes
  • French Basque Country: 6,214 holiday homes
  • St Jean de Luz: 4,329 holiday homes
  • Pau: 146 holiday homes
  • Bayonne: 4,438 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Pyrénées-Atlantiques! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Biarritz: 4,177 holiday lettings
  • St Jean de Luz: 4,329 holiday lettings
  • Pau: 146 holiday lettings
  • Bayonne: 4,438 holiday lettings
  • Bidart: 4,350 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Pyrénées-Atlantiques are:

  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF): 261 self catering accommodations
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz (XJZ-Saint-Jean-de-Luz Train Station): 4,770 self catering accommodations
  • Anglet Airport (BIQ): 6,293 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cote des Basques: 6,273 holiday rentals
  • Anglet Beach: 6,252 holiday rentals
  • Bayonne Arena: 6,322 holiday rentals
  • Hendaye Beach: 4,442 holiday rentals
  • St-Jean-de-Luz Beach: 4,747 holiday rentals

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 of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental property or apartment in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France your home away from home

The department of Pyrenees-Atlantiques is aptly named as the region where the Pyrenees Mountains meet the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest of France. Not only is it a beautiful region, it is a region of deeply rooted cultures and strongly flavoured dishes. If you are looking for a peaceful yet adventurous holiday destination this year, look no further than the diverse region of Pyrenees-Atlantiques. The region offers great year round sporting facilities, including skiing, a Spanish flair and yet is less crowded and less expensive than the Alpine regions.

Places to holiday in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

Pau is the departmental capital of Pyrenees-Atlantiques. If you take a holiday rental in Pau, you may be surprised to see the amount of Victorian architecture on show. Pau has always been a popular destination for British tourists, and they have left a mark! Pau is a great place to investigate all that is best about the region, from the ocean to the mountains via the Roman town of Bayonne and the spa town of Salies-de-Bearn.

Biarritz has long been the most luxurious resort in the Bay of Biscay. Visitors to the city find that surfing and mineral spas are abundant in Biarritz, which makes an ideal combination! There are a number of fine restaurants in Biarritz too.

Things to do in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

The beaches of Pyrenees Atlantiques are not only favourites with those wanting to sunbathe and swim. The Atlantic swells which reach these shores are ideal for surfing, and many surfers rent a villa or barn in Pyrenees Atlantiques for the proximity, flexibility and ease of reaching the best surf in Europe.

The mountains are of course magnets from walkers, hikers and climbers. There are vast stretched of mountain tracks and cliff faces to tackle, and a self catering property in Pyrenees-Atlantiques not only give you access and the facilities needed to prepare properly, but the perfect place to remove your boots in the evening after a long day in the mountains.

Weather in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

Summers in Pyrenees Atlantiques can be hot, making the beaches a huge attraction, with temperatures reaching into the mid 30’s (°C). High in the Pyrenees though, temperatures are a little cooler, and breezes help to keep hikers and climbers refreshed. Winters can be cold and average temperatures drop to a chilly 5°C for January and February.

Travel to Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

The rental properties, villas and barns in Pyrenees-Atlantiques have been very difficult to access from the UK for many years. However, the region has been opened up to the British holiday maker by Ryanair, who now fly regular services direct to either Pau (PUF) or Biarritz (BIQ). Now, anyone from the UK can enjoy this magnificent region, and discover the treasures and rich culture waiting for you in Pyrenees-Atlantiques.

Attractions in and around Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Looking for things to do while you're in Pyrenees-Atlantiques? Local attractions include La Pecherie d'Aurit, La Falaise aux Vautours and Petit Train Touristique de Saint Jean Pied de Port. Don't miss landmarks such as Chateau de Pau, and unique cultural highlights such as Musee Basque and Asiatica Museum of Asian Art. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Hendaye Beach and Anglet Beach or experience the natural beauty of Gorges de Kakuetta and Gorges d'Holzarte. Fun activities in the city include La Ferme Lait P'tits Bearnais, Le Petit Train d'Artouste and Chocolaterie Antton. While in town, you may want to visit popular attractions such as Casino Barriere, Grand Beach or Cote des Basques. While in town, your visit can also include popular attractions such as Biarritz Aquarium.