7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Newark


Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port ©
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France close to Ostabat in the Pyrenean foothills. Venture out of the city with trips to Itxassou (Le Pas de Roland & Eglise St Fructueux), Golf Epherra (in Souraide) and Villa Arnaga (in Cambo les Bains). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to La Citadelle de Saint Jean Pied de Port, contemplate the long history of Commanderie Ospitalea., snap pictures at Passerelle d'Holzarte, and trek along Col Bagargui.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port journey builder site .

Newark, USA to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hendaye.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Larrau, Itxassou, Villa Arnaga, Commanderie Ospitalea., Golf Epherra
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Eglise St Fructueux ©
Eglise St Fructueux
Passerelle d'Holzarte ©
Passerelle d'Holzarte


Hendaye ©
Hendaye is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The town, France's most southwesterly and a popular seaside tourist resort, stands on the right bank of the River Bidassoa – which marks the Franco-Spanish border – at the point where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the French Basque Country.Hendaye has three distinguishable parts: la ville, which stretches from Saint Vincent's church to the area around the SNCF railway station and the industrial zone; la plage, the seaside quarter; and les hauteurs, the villas and camping sites on the hills between and behind the other two areas.HistoryHendaye acquired its independence from the Urrugne parish in 1598, when Saint Vincent's church was built. Venture out of the city with trips to Biarritz (Rocher de la Vierge, Aquarium de Biarritz, & more) and Bayonne (Room Escape Games & Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage d'Hendaye, make a trip to Quai Maurice Ravel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cote des Basques.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hendaye trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Hendaye takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hendaye

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Biarritz, Bayonne, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Quai Maurice Ravel
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Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Room Escape Games
Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye