Tourism labels in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

National tourism labels and listed destinations

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The cities, towns and villages of Pyrénées-Atlantiques listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Pyrénées-Atlantiques:

Cities of art and history in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Bayonne
Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Pau

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage – with at least two listed buildings – and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Pyrénées-Atlantiques:

Most beautiful villages of France in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Ainhoa
La Bastide-Clairence

Sare

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Pyrénées-Atlantiques:

Green resorts in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Ascain
Cambo-les-Bains
Navarrenx

Saint-Palais
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
Sare

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classée is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Pyrénées-Atlantiques:

Listed resorts in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Anglet
Arette
Ascain
Baudreix
Bayonne
Biarritz
Bidart
Bielle
Cambo-les-Bains
Ciboure
Eaux-Bonnes
Guéthary

Hendaye
Laruns
Lestelle-Bétharram
Lurbe-Saint-Christau
Pau
Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
Salies-de-Béarn
Sare
Souraïde
Urrugne

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Pyrénées-Atlantiques:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Biarritz -
Pau -
Ascain -
Hendaye -
Mourenx -
Oloron-Sainte-Marie -
Saint-Jean-de-Luz -
Billère -
Géus-d'Arzacq -
Lacommande -
Lescar -

Mouguerre -
Orthez -
Salies-de-Béarn -
Arudy -
Bosdarros -
Ciboure -
Jurançon -
Poey-de-Lescar -
Serres-Castet -
Urrugne -
Uzos -

 
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