Destination guide

Head to the secluded city of French Basque Country

Learn about the unique charm of French Basque Country with a stay in a holiday home rental. Renowned for its windsurfing, shark watching and rafting, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Musee Basque and Asiatica Museum of Asian Art. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around French Basque Country

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that French Basque Country has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Biarritz Aquarium (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Chocolaterie Antton (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Epherra Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Ttiki Leku (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Aquazone (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Golf d'Arcangues (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in French Basque Country

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, French Basque Country is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hendaye Beach (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Anglet Beach (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Grand Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Cote des Basques (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Le Pas de Roland (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Grottes d'Isturitz et d'Oxocelhaya (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around French Basque Country

Fly into Biarritz (BIQ-Pays Basque), the closest airport, located 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into San Sebastian (EAS), which is 24 mi (38.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Cambo-les-Bains Station, Louhossoa Station and Itxassou Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around French Basque Country?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,632 holiday lettings around French Basque Country. From 374 villas to 2,002 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in French Basque Country?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in French Basque Country. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Southern France: 137,781 holiday homes
  • Spain: 143,452 holiday homes
  • Aquitaine: 29,278 holiday homes
  • Oiartzun: 676 holiday homes
  • Biarritz: 4,207 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in French Basque Country! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in French Basque Country?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in French Basque Country with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Oiartzun: 676 holiday lettings
  • Biarritz: 4,207 holiday lettings
  • Ozenx-Montestrucq: 198 holiday lettings
  • Sames: 236 holiday lettings
  • Anglet: 4,785 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to French Basque Country?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in French Basque Country are:

  • Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ): 6,588 self catering accommodations
  • Dax (XDA-Aerodrome de Dax): 3,574 self catering accommodations
  • Pamplona Airport (PNA): 177 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in French Basque Country? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in French Basque Country. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • San Sebastian (YJH-San Sebastian-Donostia Train Station): 810 holiday rentals
  • Gros: 799 holiday rentals
  • Hendaye Beach: 4,314 holiday rentals
  • Hondarribia Beach: 715 holiday rentals
  • Basilica of Saint Mary of the Chorus: 803 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around French Basque Country listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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