The Basque Coast


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The Basque Coast

It is hard to say what is the coast's biggest attraction, the great surfing spots or the amazing views. Whichever is your cup of tea, do not miss this excellent waterside area.

Do & See

Biarritz is located in Basque territory, 18km from the Spanish border. The sunny location on the Bay of Biscay makes it perfect for surfing and this culture is deeply rooted in the city’s ambience. Several prestigious surf tournaments have been hosted by Biarritz. Other popular sports practised here are Basque pelota, golf, and rugby.