Biarritz Travel Guide

Located in south-western France and only 20 miles from the border with Spain, the city of Biarritz is characterized by its elegance and was the favorite summer residence of European monarchs. Today it has lost none of its past splendor and glamorous influence,as well as being considered Europe's surfing capital.



After a tour of Europe's top restaurants, chef Fabien Feldmann decided to open his own restaurant in the south-west of France, L'Impertinent. This Michelin-starred restaurant serves a creative cuisine with fresh ingredients and a focused choice of wines to match the dishes.

Maison Miremont


This tea room and pastry shop was created in 1872 by Etienne Singher One of the oldest establishments in the city, the legendary Maison Miremont was a meeting place for European royalty. A place of history and elegance, Miremont has retained the atmosphere of its period interior which was listed as an ISMH heritage site in 2006. Come taste its traditional famous recipes, such as the Béret Basque, the Russe Pistache and the Gâteaux Basques.

Casino Barrière

Groupe Lucien Barrière

Challenge the player in you with eight gaming tables, including two Poker, three Black Jack, three English Roulette, and over 200 Slot Machines! Traditional French brasserie meals and seafood platters are served in the Grande Plage restaurant overlooking the ocean.

Surf spots

DT Béarn Pays Basque

The Côte des Basques beach is known as one of the emblematic spots of the city of Biarritz. This is where surfing began in Europe and where many competitions have been held. The location offers an ideal setting for surfing with a view of the mountains. Located at the foot of the Hôtel du Palais, the Miramar beach is also a great place to surf in Biarritz. With fewer people than other beaches, it offers an intimate setting for more experienced surfers.

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