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La Bastide-Clairence

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownLa Bastide-Clairence
Insee code64289
Postcode64240
Latitude43.4296520
Longitude-1.2559440
AltitudeFrom 7 to 192 meters
Surface23.39 km²
Population1028 inhabitants
Density43 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelAyherre at 4.2 km
Chief townPau (at 100 km, 63 min)Hasparren at 6.5 km
DepartmentPyrénées-AtlantiquesBriscous at 6.5 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

  • La Bastide-Clairence, Navarre 14th century country house, now listed as "Most Beautiful Villages of France".
  • His story:
  • In the 13th century, following a war, Navarre lost its sea access. The construction of La Bastide-Clairence in 1312 will allow the kingdom of Navarre to retrieve a path to the ocean.
  • La Bastide-Clairence is a new city, which are attached rights and freedoms for new residents. Attracted by tax benefits, they then come to settle in any part of this royal city. From the 13th century, we observed a mix of Gascon, Basque and Francos. All received the status of freemen.
  • Later in the 17th century another event will mark the village life: the arrival of a Jewish community expelled from Spain and Portugal. These Jewish families live for two centuries La Bastide-Clairence, bringing know-how among other chocolate.
  • Today the tradition of craftsmanship is still present. A dozen workshops of craftsmen are open year round.

SIGHTSEEING

  • Church with its cemetery yard, unique.
  • Jewish Cemetery.
  • Architecture labourdine homes and Navarre.
  • Place des Arches, Old Market Square.
  • Laundry.
  • Workshops craftsmen.
  • Hiking:
  • Area Pessarou: easy level (2h - 200 m in altitude).
  • Tour de la Bastide: easy level (2 hours - 130 m elevation).
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of La Bastide-Clairence

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Farmers Market Night every Friday in July and August (from 19h to 22h).
  • Festival in the former, all mid-July.
  • Village festival and bull run in late July.
  • Festival of folk dances, early August.
  • Market potter of the Basque Country, the second weekend of September.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Hiking, mountain biking, donkey.
  • Visits to farms (sheep cheese, foie gras and duck confit, chili).
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Sames Lake fishingNature and the outdoorsFrom 5 € to 135 €Sames (13 km)
Rafting in the Basque CountrySports sensationsFrom 28 € to 130 €Louhossoa (15.8 km)
Rafting or hydrospeed in Basque CountrySports sensationsFrom 29 € to 50 €Bidarray (19.2 km)
Pony trek and riding for childrenNature and the outdoorsFrom 3 € to 22 €Tarnos (22 km)
Traditional oriental hammamWellbeing19 €Biarritz (23 km)

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 July
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Min. 20°C - Max. 21°C
Friday 25 July
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Saturday 26 July
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge Goxoki  
8.4
Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue
The Auberge Goxoki welcomes you in the picturesque village of Saint Martin of Arberoue. In the green hills of the Basque Country, this traditional eighteenth century offers a warm and...
Located 9.5 km from La Bastide-Clairence40 € per person 
South-West restaurantHôtel-Restaurant du Fronton  
9.3
Itxassou
Treat yourself to a nice getaway Hôtel-Restaurant du Fronton, located in the heart of a Itxassou Southwest green! This typical family house inn welcomes you in an authentic charm inside....
Located 13.9 km from La Bastide-Clairence28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Fronton  
7.5
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Ustaritz
It is a few kilometers from the Atlantic coast and the Spanish border Auberge du Fronton that gets you in a rustic and friendly welcome. Sit in the large room with orange hues and exposed...
Located 16.5 km from La Bastide-Clairence33 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa croisade     NEW
La Bastide-Clairence
Old house character relay saint Jacques de Compostela quiet beautiful garden park kitchen has amenagée for free breakfast served on the terrace lounge TV pool and tennis 2 km sleeping...
Located in La Bastide-Clairence60 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsChambres d hotes gelous    
9.3
Bidache
In the Basque Country, Catherine and Jean Candératz you receive a stone building of the eighteenth century. At the heart of a wildlife reserve, home Gélous is located at the intersection...
Located 8 km from La Bastide-Clairence60 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsMaison Latchueta    
9.6
Mouguerre
At the heart of Basque country, next to the charming village of Mouguerre, Latchueta mansion of the 17th century, was completely renovated and welcomes you to its authentic decor and...
Located 12.4 km from La Bastide-ClairenceFrom 70 € to 85 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsRésidence de charme au Pays Basque
La Bastide-Clairence
Beautiful Basque houses (1 bedroom apartments, 2 and 3 bedroom houses) fully furnished in a beautiful 4-star residence in the heart of the Basque Country. Excellent restaurant on site....
Located in La Bastide-ClairenceFrom 303 € to 659 € per week 
House for 10 personsCazenave : côteaux du Pays Basque 10 pers  
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Bardos
Comfortable mansion of character 1560 for 6 to 10 people, in the heart of the Basque countryside. With exposed beams and stone, the house has 5 bedrooms (4 beds 140 cm and 90 cm 2 beds),...
Located 5.9 km from La Bastide-ClairenceFrom 400 € to 900 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsVilla Argi Eder  
9.7
Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue
Gite very comfortable with 2 double bedrooms with private bathroom with another shower. A room with two single beds. Independent kitchen fully equipped. Lounge / dining room opening...
Located 11.7 km from La Bastide-ClairenceFrom 370 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
27 places over 0,6 haCamping municipal la galupe    
9.5
Sorde-l'Abbaye
Camping quiet. shading. Gave the edge of oloron.
Located 19.6 km from La Bastide-Clairence7.50 € per day 
30 places over 1,5 haCamping manex    
8.6
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
30 location terraces offer stunning views of the Basque mountains. A paradise of fresh air, tranquility, and nature, the authenticity of the Basque Country. Relax, get away, break away...
Located 24 km from La Bastide-ClairenceFrom 9.90 € to 13 € per day 
94 places over 3 haDomaine d'Esperbasque    
10
Salies-de-Béarn
In the southwest of France is Domaine d'Esperbasque. A campsite a half hour walk from the spa Salies de Bearn. Seventy pitches and rustic apartments situated in an old mansion on a...
Located 27 km from La Bastide-Clairence14.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Argia - Hotel in La Bastide-ClairenceHôtel Argia     
8.9
Hasparren
The hotel Argia is located in Hasparren, at the foot of the Ursuya and Baigura Mountains. It offers an outdoor sun terrace and stylish rooms with modern bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Guest...
Located 6.6 km from La Bastide-ClairenceRoom from 62 €
Ursula - Hotel in La Bastide-ClairenceUrsula     
8.5
Cambo-les-Bains
Hotel Ursula is housed in a renovated farm in the spa town of Cambo-les-Bains. The rooms are air-conditioned and free Wi-Fi is available. Each room in this Logis hotel is decorated...
Located 13.6 km from La Bastide-ClairenceRoom from 65 €
Hostellerie du Parc - Hotel in La Bastide-ClairenceHostellerie du Parc     
8.3
Cambo-les-Bains
In the centre of the thermal village of Cambo-les-Bains, opposite the tourist information centre, the hotel offers a family atmosphere and all the services of a modern 2-star hotel....
Located 13.9 km from La Bastide-ClairenceRoom from 56 €

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Hôtel Le Café de Paris
Hôtel Le Café de Paris is in central Biarritz, on the pedestrian Place Bellevue and a 5-minute walk from the casino. Rooms have exceptional panoramic views...
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