The famous French Basque coast is located between Biarritz
. During the summer, the area is invaded by thousands of tourists. Outside the mad summer rush, the coastal towns and villages of Labourd find some peace. Long considered the “the Queen of beaches and beach of Kings”, the city of Biarritz is a mythical destination. With its wild and pompous architecture and its exceptional beaches, Biarritz has become a top destinations for surfers. The highly urbanized Basque countryside still hides some enclaves of tranquility, showcasing the small fishing ports of yesteryear. Bidart
are two such towns that are worth exploring. Further south, the charming town of St-Jean-de-Luz
has retained an operational fishing port despite challenges faced by the industry. The gorgeous Basque Coastal Road
links St- Jean -de- Luz and Hendaye. The pleasant town of Hendaye sits on the right bank of the Bidasoa, which marks the border with Spain. Its long sandy beach extends all the way to the “Two twins”, the mythical rocks that have withstood the ocean’s crashing surf for centuries.