Biarritz is known as one of the best Surfing "spots" in Europe and attracts surfers from around the world. Beaches eroded by the surf and the wind keeps a special charm.
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Once you are here
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Biarritz, the Queen of Resort, was once a favourite Royal destination.
Today it is the European capital of Surfing.
In Biarritz, you will find neither the luxury nor the glamor of the Côte d'Azur, but plenty of old-fashion luxury.
The Grand Plage and the Rock of the Virgin are two things you don’t want to miss.
The statue of Madonna, set up to keep local fishermen safe, is over a bridge designed by Gustave Eiffel.
Stop at the Casino Barriere which has been restored in Art Deco style.
French capital of Surfing, Biarritz has drawn indirect benefits from this position.
Surfing is a product of tourist appeal that has greatly increased the attractiveness of the region, and there are between the cities of Hossegor and Hendaye more than 300 companies specializing in surfing apparel and equipment.
During your stay in Biarritz, opt for one of two places to visit to learn about the ocean:
The Museum of the Sea: A succession of exceptional encounters! More than 5,000 fish: stingrays, barracudas, clown fish, anemones, hammerheads sharks, don’t miss the shark feeding sessions ...
The Ocean City is dedicated to the discovery of how the ocean. Through many virtual displays, visitors of all ages will learn about the oceans.
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