Come to the Basque Country...
... for a holiday or even a working-holiday, spend some time with friends, meet the locals, discover the heart of the region :
The ocean, the beaches, the countryside, hiking, surfing, golf, sailing, sea-water therapy, fishing, fetes, gastronomic delights …all the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday !
An idea of just a few of the many leisure activities available
To help you prepare for your holiday, we suggest visiting the following sites :
Inaugurated in 1998, the Ilbarritz golf course is situated in exceptional surroundings. Adapted for beginners and professional players alike, the 2,176-metre long, 9-hole course looks out over the Atlantic Ocean.
Thalassotherapy : the Thermes Marins of Biarritz
With 350m² of sea-water pools bathed in natural light and an entire floor dedicated to beauty treatments, the Thermes Marins sea-water spa in Biarritz offers an exceptional environment for relaxation.
Join in the fun of the races and see the harnessed horses and their 2-wheel sulky carts at close hand. The track, at 803m, is without doubt one of the shortest in France but it is this very fact that allows the public to participate in the action.
The Coastal Path
Stretching along 25
kilometers from Bidart to Hendaye, the Coastal Path gives you the opportunity to discover some of the grandiose panoramas of the Basque coast : the mountains of the Labourd and Guipuzkoa regions on one side and the beaches, shoreline and cliffs on the other.
The Casino is the hub of activity for festivals and events in Biarritz. With 1 million visitors every year and 220 slot machines, the Casino Barrière in Biarritz is one of the biggest casinos in the South-West of France.
The Basque Coast’s practical web-site. You will find information about local events, ideas for a fun evening out or not-to-be-missed visits, in fact all sorts of practical information including a discussion forum and a no-cost personal ads service…