Basque Country- Biarritz, France

Our last night we ate at Le Surfing where we were delighted by the tuna tartare and sushi and ate pasta and chicken skewers while mesmerized by the surfers until sunset at 9:30...
— Honey Nachman
  • More about your oliver guide:
  • Trip type: Adult, Beach
  • Activity level: easy
  • Ideal length of trip: 1 WEEK

to & from

  • Take a car service from San Sebastian to Biarritz.

stay

eat and drink

  • Walk through Halles de Biarritz--there are two good restaurants, Bar Jean and Cafe du Commerce--both great lunch or dinner spots.
  • Le Clos Basque (has a Michelin star)--loved--very local but friendly, relaxed service. The ceviche was one of the best things we have ever tasted.
  • Our last night we ate at Le Surfing where we were delighted by the tuna tartare and sushi and ate pasta and chicken skewers while mesmerized by the surfers until sunset at 930...

do

  • Surfing lessons in Biarritz through Pukas Surf --very doable waves for beginners/intermediates.
  • Walk & Shop in Biarritz-- check out L'egoiste & 64.

inside scoop

  • If you want more structure, friends have done and recommended a similar trip through Backroads.

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