Travel guide - Biarritz
At the heart of the Basque Country, a few kilometres from the Pyrenees and from the Spanish border, Biarritz is one of the most prestigious seaside resorts on the Atlantic coast.
Visitors to Biarritz can take the opportunity to benefit from its coastline and the power of its waves which attract surfers from all over the world. The
Every year, Biarritz celebrates the sea during
Visiting Biarritz with the family offers an idea opportunity to build some sandcastles or sunbathe on its
On Bastille Day, 14th August, the local area celebrates with a great explosion of fireworks, at the
For fans of sport, Biarritz has a lot to offer, being a major sporting hub which hosts international competitions, notably golf and tennis tournaments such as the
Equestrian events are also central to life in Biarritz, with the prestigious
Rugby occupies a very special place in sporting life in Biarritz, especially when Biarritz plays against Bayonne, its neighbour and longtime rival.
Visit Biarritz and discover its strong regional identity: watch a game of basque pelote and try the local gastronomic specialities, notably at the
Biarritz is equally a place of encounters, and popular cultural events such as the
Discover Biarritz, and taste the pleasures of a major seaside resort: from surfing to Basque cuisine.
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