French Basque Country entertainment

Spectator Sport in Bayonne

Trinquet St-André

Hidden down a backstreet, this atmospheric trinquet (indoor court) stages main nue pelota (bare-hand pelota) matches under an impressive timber-framed roof. It also has a lively bistro and bar for post-match discuss…
Live Music in Bayonne

La Luna Negra Music

Down an alley in the old town, this venerable late-night cabaret venue serves up a mixed program of comedy, world music, salsa and live jazz.
Spectator Sport in St-Jean de Luz

Jaï Alaï St-Jean de Luz

In summer, frequent pelota matches take place at Jaï Alaï St-Jean de Luz, 1km northeast of the train station. The tourist office can supply times and prices.
Spectator Sport in Biarritz

Parc des Sports d'Aguiléra

Biarritz' stadium, 2km east of the centre, is home to the local rugby team, Olympique, and hosts professional pelota matches in the complex.
Spectator Sport in Biarritz

Parc Mazon

From July to mid-September, the open-air fronton (pelota court) has regular matches. Ask at the tourist office for match times.
Spectator Sport in Biarritz

Fronton Couvert Plaza Berri

Pelota (ball game) matches are held virtually year-round; ask the tourist office for schedules.
Cinema in Bayonne

Cinéma l'Atalante

Screens a mix of art-house, non-dubbed films.
Cinema in Biarritz

Cinéma Le Royal

Screens a good selection of nondubbed films.