Hôtel du Palais
Dominating the northern end of the Grande Plage is the 19th-century Hôtel du Palais built for Empress Eugénie and now a luxury hotel.
Église Alexandre Newsky
The Église Alexandre Newsky is a Russian Orthodox church built by and for the Russian aristocrats who frequented Biarritz until the...
Near the Église Alexandre Newsky is the doll’s-house-sized Chapelle Impériale , constructed in 1864. Empress Eugénie was the...
Constructed in 1928, Biarritz' landmark casino has 200-plus fruit machines that whirr and chink until the wee hours.
It might be a cliché but nothing really beats plonking yourself down on the beachfront terrace here and watching the waves roll in while...
Grande Plage information
Biarritz’ raison d’être is its fashionable beaches. The central Grande Plage is lined end to end with sunbathing bodies on hot summer days. Stripy 1920s-style beach tents can be hired for €9.50 per day.