// Discover the pays basque
Cultural walks in the Basque country
Biarritz is an excellent starting point to discover Basque Country
It is a whole world to discover on foot, by car or by 4x4. The Basque Country is verdant and wooded, made of gentle hills and mountains.
It is also a heritage of traditional villages, legends, dances and gastronomy
The Basque Country is an authentic destination that has preserved its beauty and its mysteries.
Hiking will give you the opportunity to cross the path of the pot, this little horse of our mountains that walks freely.
You will also find palm trees in the mountains and many other sights.
The Basque Country is a secret but generous territory.
BAYONNE located only about 10 km, City of Art and History in 2012: ancient Roman castrum in the ancient times, developed in the Middle Ages, then thanks to trade.
You have to discover the Gothic cathedral, the ramparts, the cloister and the Chateau-Vieux.
Discover the ramparts and the Citadel, the masterpieces of Vauban, the Cathedral, the half-timbered houses…
Only 10 km from Biarritz, Bayonne has strong policies on heritage and culture and obtained France's official « Town of Art & History » status in 2012, for 2,000 years of history and rich heritage.
From the safeguarded area to the Cathedral of St. Mary, through the cloister, ramparts, gothic caves or gourmet history, discover a city full of treasures and bring secrets closer.
ANGLET, just next to Biarritz, a seaside resort with its eleven fine sandy beaches stretching over 4.5 km. You can also visit the Izadia Ecological Park,
Sentier du Littoral , with these 54 kilometers of roads from Bidart to San Sebastian, offers you the most beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Basque mountains, Spain and the coastal towns and villages.
SAINT JEAN DE LUZ, a few kilometers from Biarritz, the seaside resort is one of the must-see towns of the Basque Country. Will you be charmed by its authentic fishing port? its magnificent bay from which the Pointe Sainte-Barbe and Fort de Socoa face each other.
It was in the beautiful church of Saint Jean de Luz that Louis XIV's wedding to Marie-Thérèse was celebrated in 1660.
Many authentic villages in the Basque Country:
AINHOA is a small postcard village: impossible to find more Basque than Ainhoa! Composed of a long and unique main street, its houses seem to have been taken from a Basque museum.
SARE a lovely village located at the foot of the Rhune. It has the charm of Basque mountain villages, with its houses mixing stones and half-timberings, and its pediment in the middle of the village.
Do not miss LA BASTIDE-CLAIRENCE, a typical country house with its arcaded houses, famous for its many craftsmen.
SAINT-JEAN-PIED-DE-PORT,located at the edge of the Nive on the ways of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, of which one finds many reminders in the streets of the village.
ESPELETTE : The pepper capital, charming authentic village full of character.
// Organized Excursions
Excursions in coaches of tourism - Walks discovered through the Basque Country
The Basque Bondissant offers differents excursions to discover the Basque Coast: Bilbao, San Sebastian, Pamplona, Navarra, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Basque villages, Loyola and Cantabrian Corniche from April to September.
Departure from Biarritz, esplanade of the Casino Municipal / Avenue Edouard VII
What's more enjoyable from Biarritz, to visit San Sebastián on a day or an evening just 50 km from Biarritz?
Beyond the beauty of the Bay of La Concha, the city of San Sebastian is one of the most important places to visit: the chic seaside resort of Spain.
Walk the old San Sebastian, and in most small alleys you will find many Pintxos bars.
// Sporting Activities
Fun activities for discovering the Basque Coast Basque Country inside: rafting, canoeing or kayaking, miniraft or hydrospeed, discovering sailing, tree climbing, jet ski rides, towed buoys, hike on foot etc ... accessible to everyone near Biarritz from April to September.
// Road Trip
For a perfect road trip in the countryside of the Basque counrty and its surroundings, Campy Camper is the perfect companion as they propose all sorts of fully equipped vans.
CAMPY CAMPER - Fully equipped vas to rent :
28 rue Chapelet 64200 Biarritz FRANCE. Tél : +33 9 53 22 44 44