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8 Captivating Images That Will Tempt You to Visit Biarritz


I visited Biarritz on a 2008 road trip through northern Spain and the south of France. Until today, the images remained on my hard drive.

In reviewing them, I recalled the incredible architecture of buildings, the beautiful beaches, and the amazing people as if they were coming out of a French film from the 1960s.

Opening the folder “Visit Biarritz”

Les Colonnes cafe in Biarritz
Nestled amidst Biarritz’s historic architecture, Les Colonnes offers a perfect spot for savoring local delicacies and soaking in the city’s vibrant atmosphere.
Hotel du Palais beautiful exterior
Hotel du Palais, Biarritz’s historic gem overlooking the Bay of Biscay, was originally built for Emperor Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie in the 19th century.
The Grande Plage in a must if you are visiting Biarritz
Framed by elegant seaside promenades and iconic Art Deco architecture, the Grande Plage invites you to unwind in the sun or surf the waves.
The architecture in Biarritz
From ornate balconies to tile work, each building in Biarritz whispers of the city’s rich history and cultural heritage.
Various buildings in Biarritz
Each building in Biarritz tells a story, weaving together the city’s rich past and its vibrant present.
Visit Biarritz and go to Eglise Sainte-Eugénie
The Eglise Sainte-Eugénie, a Neo-Gothic masterpiece, is Biarritz’s iconic church. It was built in the 19th century in honor of Empress Eugénie, the wife of Napoleon III.
Le Port des Pêcheurs serves as a beloved symbol of Biarritz’s coastal heritage, offering visitors a glimpse into the region’s rich maritime history.

Ready to go to Biarritz?

If, after seeing these images, you’re already looking for a cheap flight to visit Biarritz, there’s some more information that can be useful.

  1. Local Attractions and Activities: Go for a surf at the Grande Plage, explore the historic Rocher de la Vierge for its history and panoramic views of the coastline, or visit the Cité de l’Océan, to have a more interactive experience.
  2. Food and Dining Experiences: Indulge in must-try dishes such as the iconic Basque pintxos served in lively bars throughout the city. Try the fresh seafood platters or savory Basque specialties like axoa de veau (veal stew) and piperade (a flavorful pepper and tomato dish).
  3. Scenic Drives and Day Trips: Explore the picturesque Basque countryside, visit nearby coastal towns like Saint-Jean-de-Luz, or venture into Spain to explore the Basque Country.
  4. Accommodation Options: There are plenty of accommodations in Biarritz to choose from, from luxury hotels overlooking the ocean to boutique guesthouses in the city center or cozy hostels near the beach.
  5. Hidden Gems: You can explore some off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods, like Saint-Charles, La Négresse, Milady, and Beaurivage.
  6. Best time to visit: If you’re seeking warm weather and ideal beach conditions, the summer months from June to August are your best bet, but also the most busy. If you prefer fewer crowds and nicer temperatures, consider visiting during the shoulder seasons of spring (April to May) or autumn (September to October).

So, what do you think about Biarritz? Have you ever been to Biarritz? Share your opinion in the comments box bellow. I’ll love to read it! 🙂

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Visit Biarritz and step back in time. Immerse yourself in the elegant architecture, beautiful beaches, and vibrant atmosphere of this city.


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Marlene is the creator of Marlene On The Move. A journalist by profession, she created the blog to share her adventures around the world. It is not unusual for her to set off to discover new countries and cultures with a surfboard as luggage.



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