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Biarritz Travel Guide, France

Biarritz is actually a small town (also designated as a commune, which is the lowest level of administrative section in French official terms) which is located in the south western region of France. It is located on the famous Bay of Biscay and on the Atlantic Coast thus increasing its natural beauty. In this Biarritz travel guide you will surely learn a lot about this small but happening town. You can read many other travel guides, which are present in our archives.

Biarritz Travel Guide - Geography

The small town of Biarritz is located in the famous department of France namely Pyrénées - Atlantiques in the south western region of France. Biarritz shares its border with the city of Bayonne and the commune namely Anglet. It is around 18 kilometers away from the borders of Spain.

The north eastern part of Basque Country and the western part of Pyrénées – Atlantiques department are together known as Northern Basque Country. The present day Biarritz is assumed to be the traditional province for this virtual Northern Basque Country.

Biarritz Travel Guide - Tourism

In1957 surfing was introduced in Biarritz and since then the facilities for surfers have started to touch world class levels thus attracting many expert surfers to this town. As of today, the surfing culture of this town has become very important for its government as well as for its locals. Biarritz is also home to the famous rugby club namely Biarritz Olympique.

Biarritz Travel Guide - Sports

The traditional sport of Biarritz is the very famous Basque Pelota. Other then this golf is also very famous in this small town. This reflects the interest of the locals towards sports even if they live in a small town. It has slowly become the hub for various international level sports competitions.

Biarritz is connected to various important cities of France by air as well as by railway.

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