What to do and see in Basque Country, Nouvelle-Aquitaine: The Best Outdoor Activities

May 17, 2022 Velvet Champine

Discover the best top things to do in Basque Country, France including Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde, Marche Aquatique Cote Basque, La Croix de Sainte Barbe, La Cote des Basques, Plage d'Hendaye, Parc Animalier Etxola, Sentier du Littoral, Corsaires Beach, Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine, Port Vieux Beach.
Restaurants in Basque Country

1. Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde

455, Chemin d_Erramuntegia Quartier Olhette, 64122 Urrugne France +33 6 89 02 25 69 [email protected] http://www.rando-equestre-larrunalde.com
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5.0 based on 38 reviews

Centre de Tourisme Equestre Larrun Alde

Andoni welcomes you at Larrun Alde Horse Center in Urrugne, on the Basque Coast. Beginner or certified, you will ride all along the sides of the Rhune mountain and also have a look to the biggest beach of the area in Hendaye. Have a rest by tasting the gastronomical and local food. Your guide will teach you the history of Basque Country.

2. Marche Aquatique Cote Basque

La Côte des Basques, 64200 Biarritz France +33 6 09 13 05 53 [email protected] http://marche-aquatique-cote-basque.com
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5.0 based on 17 reviews

Marche Aquatique Cote Basque

Aqua and Beach Training all year from Biarritz to St Jean de Luz. A fun activity along the Basque Coast .

3. La Croix de Sainte Barbe

Chemin d'Arroztegia, 64310 Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle France +33 5 59 54 11 69 [email protected] http://www.terreetcotebasques.com/fr/decouvrir/nos-panoramas-exceptionnels/mont-sainte-barbe-a-saint-pee-sur-nivelle/
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5.0 based on 6 reviews

La Croix de Sainte Barbe

Accessible by a short walking of 30 minutes from the district of Ibarron, the mount Saint Barbe offer a view on 360° on the valley, the mountains surrounded and on the bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. The hike crosses a nice little Roman bridge. The way makes a loop and lasts more or less 1:30 /2 hours. You can take advantage of beautiful points of views. This way is also accessible with mountain bikes

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. Plage d'Hendaye

Boulevard de La Mer, 64700 Hendaye France
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4.5 based on 1,619 reviews

Plage d'Hendaye

Clearly marked swimming areas, water quality, waste management… you will know it all! With water that reaches 23ºC in the height of summer, it is a privileged spot for families who seek plenty of space and safety. It is also a good choice for novice and seasoned surfers in search of sensations. The beach attendants propose facilities such as tent and deckchair hire and beach clubs for children. The beach of Hendaye offers bathing water quality A for several years.

Reviewed By s_olli19 - Kaiserslautern, Germany

Ideal for surfing, swimming, sun bathing... Beautiful 3 km sandy beach. Good infrastructure. Ideal for family.

6. Parc Animalier Etxola

Route des Grottes et Col de Lizarrieta, 64310 Sare France +33 6 15 06 89 51 http://www.etxola-parc-animalier.com/
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4.5 based on 166 reviews

Parc Animalier Etxola

7. Sentier du Littoral

Saint-Jean-de-Luz France +33 5 59 26 03 16 [email protected] http://www.terreetcotebasques.com/fr/decouvrir/les-grands-espaces-naturels/le-sentier-du-littoral/
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4.5 based on 627 reviews

Sentier du Littoral

From Bidart to Hendaye via Saint-Jean-de-Luz, the path of the coast is a easy hike allowing the discovery of exceptional panoramas. This path of a little more than 20 kilometers browses the coast of Bidart until Hendaye via Saint-Jean-de-Luz and by following the Basque Corniche of Urrugne.

8. Corsaires Beach

Avenue des Corsaires, Anglet France
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4.5 based on 48 reviews

Corsaires Beach

9. Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine

Ainhoa France +33 5 59 29 93 99 [email protected] http://www.terreetcotebasques.com/fr/votre-sejour/les-activites/terrestres/randonnees/toutes-les-randonnees/18866-bixta-eder/
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4.5 based on 46 reviews

Circuit de la Chapelle de l'Aubepine

The chapel of the Hawthorn is known for the point of view on the coast and on mountains surrounded. This chapel, dedicated in the Virgin Mary, is built in 389 meters in height, on the side of the mountain Atsulai. It is accessible by a walking way: 45 min/1 hour. The guide of hike "Rando 64" proposes you a hike called "Panoramic view".

10. Port Vieux Beach

Esplanade du Port Vieux, 64200 Biarritz France
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4.5 based on 191 reviews

Port Vieux Beach

Reviewed By BucksTraveller99

A small and charming beach close to the town centre. Good sand and well sheltered from large waves. I would certainly go again.

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