10 Things to do Good for Big Groups in Pyrenees-Atlantiques That You Shouldn't Miss

January 23, 2022 Matilde Konrad

Discover the best top things to do in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France including Ona Pilota, Rocher de la Vierge, Boulevard des Pyrenees, La Cote des Basques, Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Train d'Artouste, Villa Arnaga, Grotte de La Verna, Promenade Jacques Thibaud, Chateau Observatoire Abbadia.

1. Ona Pilota

597 Rue Berrua, 64210 Bidart France +33 6 26 76 66 88 http://www.onapilota.com
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5.0 based on 92 reviews

Ona Pilota

2. Rocher de la Vierge

Entre le Port-Vieux et le Port des pêcheurs, Biarritz France http://www.thingstodoinbiarritz.com/virgin-on-the-rock.html
Excellent
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4.5 based on 2,973 reviews

Rocher de la Vierge

Reviewed By NamrataMoorthy - Versailles, France

Gorgeous and stunning views of the coastline from this point. Must visit for some splendid photographic opportunities!

3. Boulevard des Pyrenees

Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees France http://www.pau.fr/evenement/5736/14-boulevard-des-pyrenees-jardins-reveles.htm
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4.5 based on 975 reviews

Boulevard des Pyrenees

Reviewed By 253talithap - Pau, France

A very nice walk with a wonderful view of the mountains, go on a clear day though because otherwise you will not see the mountains and half of the experience will be gone. If you look carefully there are little markers on the rail that tells you what each mountain that you see is called.Yes there are cafes and restaurants along the way and it's very close to the town center. There is also the funicular that brings you to the lower part of the town and at the end of the walk there is the chateau de Pau. I live in Pau so I walk there often but I would recommend for tourists.

4. La Cote des Basques

Avenue Beau Rivage Coté carrefour d'Hélianthe, 64200 Biarritz France http://tourisme.biarritz.fr/en/beaches/cote-des-basques
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4.5 based on 1,809 reviews

La Cote des Basques

Reviewed By pgnnp

To measure the full experience, get up early: between 6 and 7 am is the best time ! Depending on the tide...

5. Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Rue Gambetta, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz France +33 5 59 26 08 81 http://www.saint-jean-de-luz.com/fr/content/l%C3%A9glise-saint-jean-baptiste
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4.5 based on 1,428 reviews

Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Reviewed By JAF_Wales - Cardiff, United Kingdom

We walked over the harbour bridge after visiting the smaller 'Eglise Saint-Vincent' which is also worth visiting. However this church is on a much larger scale with a very impressive altar. The organ was also playing at the time which made for a wonderful atmosphere.

6. Train d'Artouste

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4.5 based on 810 reviews

Train d'Artouste

Le Petit train d'Artouste is the highest train of Europe! Enjoy a ride in the beautiful montains of Pyrénées. Departure in front of the famous Pic du Midi d'Ossau. There are many walks to do all around. Full excursion Lake destination. Meeting sheepfold.

7. Villa Arnaga

Route du Docteur Camino, 64250 Cambo les Bains France +33 5 59 29 83 92 [email protected] http://www.arnaga.com
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4.5 based on 856 reviews

Villa Arnaga

The author of Cyrano de Bergerac created a sumptuous theatrical decor for his dream home. The charming French and English gardens delight the visitor with their romantic walks. A veritable «poem in stone and vegetation», the Villa Arnaga has to be explored or reexplored :In 2014, you'll have the opportunity to admire the renewed gardens similar to the ones imagined by Edmond Rostand with their box wood embroideries, their topiary bushes, their plant vases, their mirror like pools. The "poets' corner " will surprise you with its lattice work. In a word a typical French garden with its perfectly geometrical design ! Open daily from April 1 to November 1. From April to June and September to November : 9:30 to 12:30 and 14h to 18h . In July and August : 10h -19h . In 2020, due to the Covid epidemic, our opening hours are modified. Please visit our website : arnaga.com

Reviewed By AnneLouise228 - Montaigu-de-Quercy, France

The gorgeous, highly individual rooms make perfect backdrops to the creative talents of the Rostand family in early 20th Century. The formal gardens echo the perspective. Unfortunately no tearoom because of the Confinement but nevertheless, a deligtful outing.

8. Grotte de La Verna

Espace d'accueil Arrakotchepia Sainte Engrave, 64560 Sainte-Engrace France +33 9 75 17 75 66 [email protected] http://www.laverna.fr
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4.5 based on 270 reviews

Grotte de La Verna

9. Promenade Jacques Thibaud

64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz France http://www.saint-jean-de-luz.com/en
Excellent
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4.5 based on 682 reviews

Promenade Jacques Thibaud

10. Chateau Observatoire Abbadia

Route de la Corniche, 64700 Hendaye France +33 5 59 20 04 51 [email protected] http://www.chateau-abbadia.fr/
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4.5 based on 979 reviews

Chateau Observatoire Abbadia

Propriété de l'académie de sciences, Abbadia, le Château Observatoire, surplombe la corniche basque et domine la baie d'Hendaye. Ses façades néogothiques et son intérieur richement décoré en font un lieu incomparable au Pays Basque.

Reviewed By 934bjt - Wodonga, Australia

Was a little sceptical about this tourist option, but we needed to pass some time. However the tour of the building well exceeded expectations! The guided tour is only in French but they gave us English guide books that were fine. The design, furniture and decor inside the many rooms of the Chateau are exceptional. Very pleased with our visit!

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