Biarritz Tourism

Situated in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of the Aquitaine region, Biarratz is a notable holiday destination in the Southwest of France. Spread across 11.66 sq. km, this luxurious city has a population of about 26,000.

The earliest known settlements dated back to the twelfth century. The sea at Biarratz gained fame in the 18th century as doctors highly suggested it for the therapeutic purposes. It became even more famous when Empress Eugenie built a palace on the shore.

Biarritz is the home to a splendid shore which attracts normal people and surfers to hang out and relax along the waterside most of the time. The beautiful beach and casinos in the city makes for excellent nightlife and hangout spot for surfers and tourists from across Europe and North America.

Essential travel information and Biarritz tips for your visit

  • When you go shopping, look out for the delicious bonbons and the famous chocolate caramel Kanouga.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Biarritz