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Looking for a relaxing vacation in France? Consider going to Biarritz. It is a city with lots of things to do for the entire family, and you can save on your Biarritz, France lodging when you book here.
Here is some information about all the fun and exiting things that you can find when you get to Biarritz:
“Biarritz is located in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It is adjacent to Bayonne and Anglet and 35 kilometres (22 mi) from the border with Spain. It is in the traditional province of Labourd in the French Basque Country.
In 1957, the American film director Peter Viertel was in Biarritz with his wife Deborah Kerr working on the film The Sun Also Rises. One of his Californian friends came for a visit, and his use of a surfboard off Biarritz is recognized as the first time surfing was practised in Europe. Biarritz eventually became one of the most popular European surfing spots.
Sights in Biarritz include:
The Asiatica Museum houses a significant collection of Asian art primarily from India, Nepal, Tibet, and China. The Museum of the Sea has 24 aquaria containing sharks and seals. The annual Biarritz Surf Festival, founded in 1993 at the Côte des Basques, is one of the premier surf events in Europe and longboarding events in the world. St-Martin’s Church, constructed in the 12th century, restored in the mid-16th century. The Russian Orthodox Church, built in the 19th century for visiting Russian aristocrats, has a famous blue dome. The Chapelle Imperiale built for Empress Eugenie has an intricately decorated roof interior and elegant wall tiling. She also built a palace on the beach which is now the Hôtel du Palais. The Museum of Chocolate explains the history and manufacture of chocolate. Two large casinos, the Barrière and the Bellevue, sit on the waterfront near the Grande Plage. Cliffs and lookouts lie to the west of the main beach. Museums Sea Museum. Constructed in 1993 in the rock of Atalaia, it is an Art Déco building. It has a huge collection of sea animals and birds. Museum of Chocolate Asiatica, museum of the Eastern art. Art from India, Tibet, Nepal and China can be found Museum of the History of Biarritz. Located in the Angelican Church of Saint Andrew in the 1980 decade Cité de l’Ocean et du Surf, opened in 2011. Music and dance The city has the Ballet of Biarritz, which is the choreography location of France. Furthermore, it has the cultural centre Atabal and the chorus Oldarra, created in 1946.
Theatre: The emperors Napoleon III and Eugene of Montijo pusieron de moda the sea-theater on the Old Port neighborhood. Nowadays, the light works made by Pierre Bideau can be seen at night in the clift.
Cinema: Two film festivals of cinema are celebrated in Biarritz:
Festival of Latinoamerican Cinema of Biarritz. International Festival of Audio-Visual Programs (FIPA) Civil buildings Hôtel du Palais or Eugénie House Building of the Hotel of England, built in 1870 by Louis Moussempés Natasha House Sacchino or Castel Biarritz, house of Natalia of Serbia Plaza Hotel Cassino of Biarritz, from Art déco style Lighthouse, built in 1834 in San Martin cape Villa Black or Black House. Built by Alphonse Bertrand between 1880 and 1895 Goëland House, which from 2003 on is a hotel Françon Castle Boulard Castle Pavilion of England Fishermen House, in the port The formerly health resort in the Old Port Miremont sweet shop Religious buildings Imperial Chapel Saint Martin church Saint Eugene church, built between 1898 and 1903 San Alexandro Nevski (fr) and God’s Mother Protection Church Synagogue of Biarritz” (Wikipedia)Book Your Biarritz, France Accommodations Here!