Cheap flights to Biarritz
Nineteenth century elegance, a healthy respect for good food, and a nice helping of spa-like pampering come as standard in Biarritz, one of France’s chicest resorts.
If you want to holiday like royalty then you can’t get much better than Biarritz. Known for attracting the likes of Queen Victoria in the 19th century and Frank Sinatra a hundred years later, this city in the Basque region of France is rightly titled the ‘Monte Carlo of the Atlantic coast’.
Back in the day this was the place to see and be seen. Nowadays the pretense is long gone and this lively resort pulls in crowds from all walks of life, all attracted to its kilometres of sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, wide ranging accommodation and sophisticated elegance. Families, teenage surfers, young couples and the silver set – they’re all here enjoying what the city has to offer.
No chocolate lover should leave Biarritz without visiting Chocolatier Henriet at Place Georges Clemenceau. Founded in 1946, it has a reputation of being one of France's finest chocolate boutiques. Specialities include hand made bonbons and all kinds of sweets, pastries and ice creams.
a film or live debate at the 30th FIPA festival. The international audiovisual festival has an extensive programme of events, from 24th to 29th January. Tickets for the entire event cost €25 each or €40 for two. Find out more at http://www.fipa.tv/en/.
to Villages des Casetas between 23rd and 28th June. This mini festival opens the summer season in Biarritz with live music, D.J's, food and drink. A great party atmosphere for families and groups of friends right next to the beach. At the weekend it's open all day as well as evenings.
along the coast to the nearby fishing village of Saint Jean du Luz. The 816 bus runs regularly throughout the day and the trip takes around 30 mins. Lots of great places to eat and drink and some trendy, artisan shops in the Old Quarters.
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