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Biarritz tourism and travel guide

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Visit Biarritz: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The 19th century architecture and lovely beach and coast combine to make Biarritz a very popular destination

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Biarritz. For detailed visitor information see the Biarritz travel guide.

Biarritz is situated in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 98 kilometres from Pau, the department capital (general information: Biarritz is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayonne cathedral at 7 km and Bayonne at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Biarritz, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Biarritz in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Map of places to visit near Biarritz

Markets in and near Biarritz

  • Anglet: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Bidart: market Saturday (5km)
  • Bayonne: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Boucau: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ustaritz: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint Jean de Luz: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Ciboure: market Sunday (14km)
  • Labenne: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Urrugne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Cambo-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)

More information about Biarritz, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Biarritz, France

What to do at Biarritz? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Biarritz.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la villa Arnaga (19km)
  • Parc du Sarrat (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais d'Orx (19km)
  • Vallée des Aldudes (44km)
  • Courant de Huchet (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Biarritz

Canton: Biarritz

Arrondissement: Bayonne

Department: Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 64200

Distance to Biarritz

from Pau (prefecture): 98 km

from Paris: 669 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 711 km

from Bordeaux: 170 km

from Strasbourg: 914 km

Getting here

Biarritz is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into Biarritz airport (Bordeaux is another option). Allow at least 8 hours for the drive from the cross-channel ferries. For driving distances to Biarritz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglet, Arbonne, Arcangues, Bassussarry, Bidart and Boucau.

This page in French: Visiter Biarritz

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