Biarritz is five hours from Paris by the super-fast TGV train. It is also connected by air. Air France connects Paris with the major Indian metros.
Deluxe, standard, and budget hotels, with tariffs ranging from Euro 50 to 400, means there’s a room for everyone.
While a vehicle is useful for seeing the town’s surrounding country, most local attractions are walking distance from one another.
A vast cuisine choice also includes Indian and vegetarian food. A meal for two at a standard eatery costs Euro 20-35.
created the ‘Golf du Phare’ – one of Europe’s oldest and largest courses. Exactly a hundred years later saw the opening of the llbiarritz-bidart International Training Centre, Europe’s only such complex.
Watching over the town and the sea beyond is the lighthouse – the beginning of the Basque coast, and the spot for taking photos and having a coffee. From its base, one gets a stunning view of the sea (and Spain in the distance) on the right, and the town on the left.
Over the blue of the ocean in Biarritz, the Basque country flies its colours. Red - like the dancers’ berets or pimentos from Espelette. White – like the houses clinging to the hillsides, or the immaculate outfits of the pelotari. Green – like the valley where the black-headed sheep graze. They tell of the Basques whose very language is such a mystery, and of a land whose origins are lost in the mists of time.
Through the year, parades and festivals animate the town. The Fetes Musicales see a good line-up. Le Temps d’aimer is devoted to dance. And the three main congress centres – the Municipal Casino, the Bellevue Centre and the Palais des Festivals-gare du Midi – testify to a strong business presence. We