Discover the Villas Worldwide range of private villas in Ascain with pools, holiday homes set in peaceful locations in the countryside near a pretty traditional village just a short drive from the sea. Find a luxury self-catered holiday property for your holiday in the Basque area of the newly formed Nouvelle Aquitaine region.
Ascain is located just a few kilometres inland from the famous fishing port of Saint Jean de Luz. This gorgeous village nestles in the hills of the “Basque country”, built around a traditional village square complete with Pelote Basque wall and the 14th-century church. The architecture is all Basque style and above the village lies the magnificent peak of La Rhune.
To see: The 14th-century church
The Roman bridge 5th century
Of interest: Riding,
Walking along the river Nivelle.
Train ride to La Rhune summit
Walk up La Rhune (4 hours)
Golf at Cibourne
There is a market in Ascain every Saturday morning.
The nearest airport to Ascain is Biarritz Airport (BAQ) which is serviced by low-cost flight operators. Bordeaux Airport is also within reasonable driving distance. A toll motorway runs within twenty minutes drive of the village facilitating good access by road.
A verdant part of France due to fairly regular showers due to the proximity of the Pyrénées it is also nice and warm from April to October and often hot in July and August.