Arty Art Deco
From art deco mansions to Russian Orthodox churches and 1970s tower-block disasters, Biarritz has a fantastic potpourri of architectural...
Planète Musée du Chocolat
Delve into this real-life Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for an indulgent exploration through the world of chocolate, from its...
Thalassotherapy (‘sea healing’), using the restorative properties of seawater (along with seaweed and mud), has been popular in Biarritz...
Mille et Un Fromages
You’ll find a tempting array of cheeses, wines and pâtés here.
Lonely Planet review
Operating since 1880, this grande dame of a place harks back to the time when belle-époque Biarritz was simply the beach resort of choice for the rich and glamorous of Europe. Today it still attracts perfectly coiffured hairdos (and that's just on the poodles) but the somewhat less chic are also now welcome to come and partake of a fine selection of teas, cakes and views over the bay.