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Ayherre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Village of 955 inhabitants in Lower Navarre, located east of Hasparren (4 km).

The town is located in the valley of the Arberoue. It is crossed by the Joyeuse and its tributary, the Garraldako erreka, as well as the stream Arberoue.

The activity of the municipality is primarily agricultural.

A company in the aerospace industry and space is located in the industrial area of ​​Ayherre.

The Mill on the Huhagun Joyeuse, 19th century, was transformed into hydro.

Its name comes from Basque "Eihera," the mill. A century ago, 14 mills were still working for the majority. Today only one is in working order.

Geographical information

Latitude43.3921120 (N 43° 23’ 32”)
Longitude-1.2535030 (W 1° 15’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 20m to 465m
Surface area27.65 km²
Population1017 inhabitants
Density36 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePau (106 km, 1h10)
Insee code64086
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'hasparren

Nearest cities & towns

Bonloc4.2 km (8 min)
Isturits5.1 km (7 min)
Hasparren5.3 km (8 min)
La Bastide-Clairence6.3 km (8 min)
Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue7.7 km (11 min)
Mendionde9.1 km (15 min)
Saint-Esteben9.7 km (14 min)
Hélette12.3 km (19 min)
Macaye12.5 km (22 min)
Orègue14 km (20 min)
Méharin14.3 km (18 min)
Briscous14.5 km (17 min)
Louhossoa15.3 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Festivities: Last weekend of June or first of July.


Belzunce Castle
Belzunce Castle
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Castle View
Castle View
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Bourg de Ayherre
Bourg de Ayherre
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Springboards Water Jump on Lake Arroques
Sports sensations19 € Guiche (13.3 km)
Rafting or hydrospeed in Basque Country
Sports sensations29 € to 50 € Bidarray (15.4 km)
Rafting in the Nive gorges
Sports sensations30 € to 50 € Bidarray (16.1 km)
Rally driving on a circuit
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Villefranque (19 km)
Hawaiian canoe ride in the Basque country
Sports sensations30 € Bayonne (20 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (13.8 km)
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (24 km)
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (25 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals