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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around French Basque Country?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,597 holiday rentals around French Basque Country. From 1,984 holiday houses to 374 villas, find unique holiday homes 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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Southern France: 136,799 holiday rentals
  • Escou: 128 holiday rentals
  • San Sebastián: 748 holiday rentals
  • Spain: 142,618 holiday rentals
  • Biarritz: 4,179 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in French Basque Country! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Escou: 128 holiday homes
  • San Sebastián: 748 holiday homes
  • Biarritz: 4,179 holiday homes
  • Urrugne: 3,175 holiday homes
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz: 4,152 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in French Basque Country are:

  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS): 720 holiday houses
  • Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ): 6,328 holiday houses
  • Pamplona Airport (PNA): 176 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in French Basque Country?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in French Basque Country. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • San Sebastian (YJH-San Sebastian-Donostia Train Station): 791 holiday rentals
  • Le Boucau (Station): 7,050 holiday rentals
  • Gorges d'Holzarte: 160 holiday rentals
  • Gros: 780 holiday rentals
  • Pyrenees National Park: 1,668 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around French Basque Country listed on Stayz 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 homes.

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