Home / Travel Guides / Europe / France / Biarritz

Biarritz, France

View gallery

2 photos

Below are pictures and videos. Select what you want to view below.

A few minutes by rail or road from Bayonne, BIARRITZ was, until the 1950s, the Monte Carlo of the Atlantic coast, transformed by Napoléon III during the mid-nineteenth century into a playground for monarchs, aristos and glitterati. With the 1960s rise of the Côte d'Azur, however, the place went into seemingly terminal decline, despite having been discovered by the first surfers in 1957. But from about 1994, Biarritz was rediscovered by Parisian yuppies, a new generation of the international surfing fraternity and a slightly alternative family clientele, who together have put the place …
Information by Rough Guides

Top Hotels in Biarritz, France

from Yahoo Travelers