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Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques
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A few steps from the ocean, in the center of the province of Labourd Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle is a village of about 5900 inhabitants. It includes all types of accommodation, shopping and entertainment.

More than 100 km of marked trails will delight walkers and mountain bikers.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
Postcode64310
Tourism label
Latitude43.3565820 (N 43° 21’ 24”)
Longitude-1.5504880 (W 1° 33’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 10m to 227m
Surface area65.08 km²
Population6039 inhabitants
Density92 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePau (131 km, 1h25)
Insee code64495
IntercommunalityCA Sud Pays Basque
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Sare7.8 km (10 min)
Ascain8.2 km (11 min)
Souraïde8.2 km (9 min)
Ahetze8.5 km (11 min)
Ainhoa9.7 km (13 min)
Arbonne10.3 km (12 min)
Espelette10.5 km (13 min)
Arcangues11 km (13 min)
Saint-Jean-de-Luz12.8 km (18 min)
Bassussarry12.9 km (15 min)
Guéthary13.7 km (19 min)
Ciboure13.9 km (21 min)
Ustaritz14 km (19 min)
Bidart14.3 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

The lake with its sandy beach and supervised swimming, offers many activities: canoeing, kayaking, paddle boats, playground, fishing. The fitness trail and picnic areas that line around the lake promise a great time to relax. Area of ​​motor homes.

Cradle of Xiste since 1857, has recently Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle Ecomuseum Pilotari, which reveal the secrets of the invention of Xiste. 45-minute visit to discover the Basque pelota and Xist, from creation to today. Open all year, it is located at the tourist office. Admission fee.

Heritage: St Peter's Church, the washing of the 19th century, the castle of the Witches, the mill Plazako Errota, labourdine houses, bridges restored 13th and 14th century.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

In July and August:

Every Monday at 21:30: large ball of chistera.

Every Tuesday at 21:30: folk dances and Andalusian feria.

Every Thursday at 21:30: Force Basque festival.

Every Friday at 21:30: Demonstration of 5 specialty pelota.

Every Sunday at 21:30: racing Landes cows.

Photos

Lake
Lake
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The slide
The slide
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Canoe
Canoe
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Games on the beach
Games on the beach
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The bridge
The bridge
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The laundry
The laundry
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Park banks of the Nivelle
Park banks of the Nivelle
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Church
Church
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Village
Village
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Écomusée Pilotari
Écomusée Pilotari
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Entrance to the museum
Entrance to the museum
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Room 1 of the museum
Room 1 of the museum
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Room 4 of the museum
Room 4 of the museum
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Weather

Thursday 2 april
Min. 1°C - Max. 15°C
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Friday 3 april
Min. 4°C - Max. 18°C
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Saturday 4 april
Min. 7°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Little Train of the Rhune.

Grottes de Sare.

House Ortillopitz.

Museum of Basque cake.

Animal park.

Écomusée Jean Vier.

Château d'Abbadia and Urtubie.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Quad ride in the Basque mountains
Sports sensations50 € to 160 € Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
Paramotor flight over the Basque coast
Sports sensations95 € to 195 € Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
Traditional Turkish bath
Well-being19 € Biarritz (11.5 km)
Relaxation and reflexology massage
Well-being30 € to 75 € Biarritz (13.7 km)
French and surfing lessons
Culture and education820 € Anglet (15.6 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (28 km)
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (31 km)
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (33 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels