Olatua, another best spot for taking a drink and some tapas while looking at the sunset. The best viewing place for Biarritz’s sunset.
Thierry Bamas is a famous Basque pastry maker and has been awarded as “Meilleur Ouvrier de France”, and “World Champion of Italian Gelatos”. All is so delicious in its store ! you can eat everything ! Just go and take whatever you want it’s so wonderful, for your eyes and the taste.
Since 1895, the historic basque family Pariès makes delicious pastries. It’s particularities are the Muxus (macaron’s like but very different), the traditional Gâteau Basque (Basque cake, fill with black cherry or cream) and the Kanougas. You have also the choice between many chocolates and classicals pastries. Try them, you won’t be disapointed !
An open bar with an open view ! It opened 1 year ago, and since then it grows! At the lighthouse’s feet of Biarritz, this unique sightseeing welcomes you for drinks and foods till 10 : 30 PM ! It start at the morning for your breakfast, till all day to bring you to the most unforgetable view of Biarritz at sunset ! Bring friends and family because it really worth it ! They even have some Dj set ! check out their facebook event for that. The bar is only open during blue sky and spring summer and early fall. Check their openings, but during summer you will always find it open ! More informations about the palace Breakfast, lunch afternon tea and drinks, sunset drinks Dj set at the sunset ( fridays : pop folk or rock / saturdays : DJ set after beach : funk, disco, house / super sundays : music and or other performances, check announcements ) From 9 AM to the sun goes down (around 10 : 30 PM) No reservations Big huge magnificent sunset over Biarritz and the Atlantic Ocean’s
The Hôtel du Palais is the lonely french palace in Biarritz ! One of the first to get the highest level of luxury rank in France. History of the Hôtel du Palais The villa is the summer residence of the Empress Eugenie. In July 1854, Napoleon III decided to build a residence in Biarritz, probably at the request of the Empress. He designates Hippolyte Durand, architect of the department of Basses-Pyrénées, to build the building. He made the plans and the residence began to be built as early as 1854. Louis-Auguste Couvrechef, architect of the crown and the imperial estate in charge of the castle of Pau, was initially an inspector of works assistant to the architect. But in June 1855, Hippolyte Durand was replaced by Auguste Couvrechef. This replacement is probably due to the disappointment of the imperial couple in front of a building with a very classic and stripped appearance. The architect Nénot described the building as “construction without any artistic interest”. It was inaugurated in 1855. It hosts sumptuous festivals gathering the European Gotha. In 1859, Gabriel-Auguste Ancelet was appointed architect of the residences of Pau and Biarritz. It will build a new wing. After the appointment […]
A full of services at the Shaper House, since the 25th of november 2016. Like the title says, it’s a place where all surfers can come to shap, repair, talk and many other things around the surf theme. There are full of services such as shape rooms fully equiped and modern that you can rent; you can take some shape lessons also, or you can take a coffee, cut you beard with the barber or even go the library. But that’s not all because there are so many other possibilities that just open for you surfers. Don’t forget to go there, it’s the place for those who loves the boards and the surf style. Look at the website link below for more informations.
Marty Surf Delivery The concept is pretty easy, but it is not regular in Biarritz or in the Basque Country. With Marty Surf Delivery you can rent a surf, and/or rent a local guide to surf with you in our locals spots and for all of that, you have the delivery of the surfs at your place ! Normaly, you have to go to a surf shop, and take a car to bring the surf home etc. Here, nothing to do except to rent online the surf, choose your hour for the delivery (between 7AM to 11PM during summer season) and that’s all ! Surf rental You have plenty of choice between many surfs. You can rent it for 3, 5 or 7 days … And not only renting a surf ! You can rent paddles, bodyboards, wetsuits, and many other accessories ! You can now travel without anything when you come to Biarritz, because Marty Surf Delivery has all you need ! Price (examples) : Longboards : 70€ to 90€ Performance surfs : 90€ to 180€ Starting surf ( for beginners) : 60€ Bodyboard : 30€ Wetsuits : 20€ to 40€ and many more, check the website link under those lines Local […]
All informations for Biarritz Affiliated with the mayor city hall, it’s situated in the Mayor Hall. You can easily go there, and ask anything about what you want. You can also check their website in english to find an event, a restaurant, things to do etc. They will help you to have great vacation time in the city. Contact : See below fo furthers informations
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Oldarra, a Basque’s men choir – July 2017
One of the most famous polyphonic Basque choirs. Known and recognized all over the world, this choir of men sings in Basque to the delight of all. Powerful, light, sensitive, hard, their tones and timbre resound in churches and concert halls. If you want to know more about them, here is a french interview about where they come from and their story ! (only in french sorry). Oldarra links : Facebook Website
Biarritz Surf Gang, the movie/documentary
In the 1980’s, Biarritz wasn’t the spot only known for surfing, it had many other different faces. Only few were able to surf and they were locals. Some were pacifists, others were more brutal on strangers whom wanted to take their spot ! It was sex, drugs, all night long parties, rock and roll and of course, surfing on virgin spots… A real story about a real surf gang A story about the french surf made by old 8mm movies that has been found and that reveal the story of those years in this gang. Made by Pierre Denoyel and Nathan Current two surfers from Biarritz, enter in a universe where all was about keeping their spot and way of life in this french town. The movie will be released on the 30rd of June on the french application Studio+ (link). More : Biarritz surf gang