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Sightseeing in Biarritz - what to see. Complete travel guide

Biarritz is the most beautiful and luxurious resort in the Atlantic. This city is located on the border of Spain and France, so, surely, such location is already a great opportunity to become popular and get many visitors. However, the town will be interesting from the point of its cultural life. Here there are ongoing festivals, fashion shows, concerts and premieres. This is another reason why Biarritz is getting more popular.
Biarritz is a city, the inhabitants of which have very interesting personalities. They are so contradictory that it seems that more than one soul lives in one body. And they are trying their … Open
Of course, people go to Biarritz to have rest and the unique climate of this place is a great advantage. In this resort you will find numerous clean sand beaches and modern well-developed infrastructure. Add here wonderful and magnificent ocean. There is no wonder why all these couldn’t have been left unnoticed.
Let’s talk about sights of this town. There are many places of interest in Biarritz. For example, museums – in the Museum of History you will find large number of items from the Emperor collection. The Marine Museum features large collection telling about the development of the underwater life in this region. Another popular sight among tourists is an Orthodox Christian Church of Intercession. Biarritz is a beautiful and well-developed town that contains large number of historical and architectural places of interest. Copyright
Historical Museum (Musee Historique) is known as one of the main attractions of Biarritz. The location of the museum is also very interesting – it occupies an ancient Anglican Cathedral. … Open
Fans of unusual attractions should definitely look into the "Planet Chocolate" museum. It is entirely devoted to this popular national delicacy. In the museum you can see many luxury "items" - made of chocolate figurines, as well as equipment which was used in chocolate factory many years. Mandatory part of the tour is the tasting of the popular varieties of chocolate, and after the visit to the museum tourists can visit the store and buy their favourite sweets.
Biarritz (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)  On Cape Saint-Martan, one of the main symbols of the spa town is located - snow white old lighthouse. It was built in 1834, the height of the lighthouse is 47 meters. Today, at the top of the lighthouse there is an observation deck, to access it, it is necessary to overcome the steep spiral staircase, which has 248 steps. 
Biarritz is a perfect place of rest for lovers of sports, nightlife and shopping. Tourists, who enjoy gambling, will also find much interesting in this city – the local Municipal Casino is … Open
A favourite place for walking among the guests of the resort is the coastline, next to which there are popular hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues. At the end of the coastline there is an outstanding architectural monument - Villa Belza, which was built in the late 19th century. The history of this luxury villa is full of interesting events, originally it housed private apartments. After that, the villa was converted into a theatre, then it housed a popular Russian restaurant. Today the villa is privately owned, and so it is not possible to go inside; visitors can only admire the look of this architectural monument. 
Biarritz by night Hikers should definitely go to the Madonna rock. At its top is a statue of the Virgin Mary, it was installed in 1865. Virgin Mary was always considered a patroness by the local fishermen, and today in her honour beautiful national holidays are held. On top of the cliff is a beautiful pedestrian bridge, which was worked on by Gustave Eiffel himself. 
1. Biarritz is distinguished by a well-developed public transport system. Buses run throughout the city starting from early in the morning and until 22:00. Some public transport routes do … Open
Among the religious monuments of the city worth of mention is the Church of St. Eugene; it is the most beautiful monument in the neo-Gothic style. Ancient Aleksandra Nevsky Cathedral is one of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in Europe; within its walls several unique religious artefacts are kept, including a part of the Holy Cross. Each year, this temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims from around the world.
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Survived castles around Biarritz
♥   Castle 'Castle of Charles V' Gipuzkoa, 22.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Labastide-Villefranche' Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fort of San Marcos' Gipuzkoa, 35.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Belzunce' Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 37 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Montréal' Landes, 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around Biarritz
♥   Natural Park 'Aiako Harria' , 28.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Pagoeta' , 56.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Aralar' , 68.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Aizkorri-Aratz' , 85.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Urkiola' , 98.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in France: things to see

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