"My Day and Night in Biarritz" Top 5 Page for this destination Biarritz by Jmill42

Biarritz Travel Guide: 129 reviews and 297 photos

Biarritz is a lovely town on the southern, western coast of France. It was once a haven for surfers, and still has the waves, but has turned into a tourist mecca during the summer months. There is not many attractions in the city itself, thats what makes it such a great beach destination!

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  • Pros:Great Beach and Coastal Scenery
  • Cons:WAY too many people
  • In a nutshell:Don't expect to be alone on the great beaches...
  • Last visit to Biarritz: Aug 2003
  • Intro Written Mar 10, 2004
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2009 at 9:00 AM

    Hi, Jason! Thanks for your story...

  • tzuki's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2004 at 2:47 PM

    Nice jump and nice pictures. thanks

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2004 at 1:51 PM

    Good looking rocks . . . but what's with the golf bashing? ;-)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2004 at 7:16 AM

    A very interesting overview of the beach life of Biarritz! And hey, when your back is to the wall, there is nothing wrong with wine in a plastic cup!

  • Geisha_Girl's Profile Photo
    Mar 14, 2004 at 3:19 PM

    Queen Victoria loved it, as did Edward VIII who played golf here before & after his abdication. It wasn't until that floozy Brigitte Bardot discovered St. Tropez that Biarritz lost its star-studded status! Love the wine in a plastic cup at sunset pic! ;-)

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2004 at 11:46 AM

    I went through Biarritz once- on a night train from Hendaye to Paris, so I didn't see much. Another reason why the Azure Coast is more popular is because the waters are warmer over there. No jet stream warms France's Atlantic Coast.

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