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Souraïde

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Souraïde - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques
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Souraïde is a charming town of about 1300 inhabitants (the Zuraidars) on the departmental D918 between Espelette and Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle.

In the province of Labourd, 2.5 km from Espelette, a few minutes from the Basque coast (Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Biarritz) and 8 km from the Spanish border, Souraïde is a nice little pastoral village in the heart of Nature in the hinterland, which will welcome you with its hilly landscape and a relaxed atmosphere. You are surrounded by nature on the hills stand white dots flocks of sheep and off the first Pyrenean peaks. This is a good starting point for long hikes or discover the beautiful traditional villages in the area...

The town lies on the path of Baztan route of the pilgrimage to Saint-Jacques de Compostela that crosses the Pyrenees to the west and by the collar of Belate, 847 m.

Souraïde is part of the AOC production area of ​​Espelette pepper and the cheese Ossau-Iraty. The activity is mainly agricultural and a serpentine career (compact igneous rock) is active.

Its current name is Basque Zuraide.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySouraïde
Postcode64250
Tourism label
Latitude43.3412300 (N 43° 20’ 28”)
Longitude-1.4735890 (W 1° 28’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 40m to 363m
Surface area16.86 km²
Population1294 inhabitants
Density76 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePau (132 km, 1h28)
Insee code64527
IntercommunalityCC Errobi
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Espelette2.6 km (4 min)
Ainhoa6.6 km (9 min)
Larressore7.3 km (9 min)
Cambo-les-Bains8.1 km (11 min)
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle8.2 km (9 min)
Itxassou8.3 km (12 min)
Ustaritz8.4 km (12 min)
Jatxou9.5 km (14 min)
Halsou10.1 km (12 min)
Louhossoa14 km (14 min)
Sare14.7 km (17 min)
Villefranque14.9 km (17 min)
Ascain16.3 km (20 min)
Bassussarry16.8 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Three days of celebrations at the end of July.

Photos

City Souraïde
City Souraïde
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The quiet life in the countryside
The quiet life in the countryside
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Weather

Tuesday 21 april
Min. 6°C - Max. 20°C
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Wednesday 22 april
Min. 14°C - Max. 21°C
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Thursday 23 april
Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Paramotor flight over the Basque coast
Sports sensations95 € to 195 € Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle (4.6 km)
Quad ride in the Basque mountains
Sports sensations50 € to 160 € Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle (7.1 km)
Rafting in the Nive gorges
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 50 € Bidarray (13 km)
Rafting or hydrospeed in Basque Country
Sports sensations29 € to 50 € Bidarray (13.7 km)
Traditional Turkish bath
Well-being19 € Biarritz (14.2 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Occostey with a donkey
HikeEasy3h00Irouléguy (22 km)
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3h00Guiche (29 km)
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2h30Orx (30 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels