From Bidart to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, the coastal path is a pedestrian route that runs along a beautiful part of the Basque Coast. Throughout your journey, you will discover breathtaking landscapes, postcard settings, fine sandy beaches, exceptional villages such as Guéthary, Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Bidart, but also superb sites such as the Sainte-Madeleine Chapel, the port of Guéthary or the Archiloa Cross.
Its city center and its beaches
La Maison du Lierre enjoys an exceptional location in the city center of Biarritz. While being quiet, we are less than 10 minutes walk from all the points of interest of the town: the beaches, the Palais des Congrès, the halls, the Casino, etc.
During your stopover in Biarritz, we advise you to go through the port of fishermen, an authentic site with many boats; the Rocher de la Vierge with its footbridge built by Gustave Eiffel; the Biarritz Lighthouse, a superb 19th century building with sparkling whiteness; les Halles where all the flavors of the Basque Country can be found.
The attraction not to be missed in Biarritz are the ocean beaches. Only a 5-minute walk separates you from these superb fine sandy beaches, where surfing and idleness come together. Discover the Plage du Port Vieux: sheltered from the wind and swell, it is ideal for families, the Grande Plage: a picture-postcard and main beach in Biarritz, the Plage de la Milady: very popular with surfers and families, and finally, Marbella Beach: accessible by stairs, it is very popular with surfers and bodyboarders.
Between ocean and picturesque villages The coastal path
Discover the Basque know-how The steps
Every day of the week, you will inevitably find a village nearby offering a market, where local producers and artisans meet. You will enjoy strolling between the stalls to discover all the flavors and all the colors that are the pride of the Basque Country. The Biarritz farmers' market is held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings. The halls are open every day.
A city not to be missed Bayonne
In a few minutes drive, you will be in Bayonne. Stroll through the city to discover all its exceptional sites such as the Basque Museum, the Sainte-Marie Cathedral, the banks of the Adour and the ramparts. Bayonne is also known for its famous Bayonne Festival and for its ham. Go to the restaurants or the market to enjoy all the culinary specialties of the region.
Picturesque, Charm & Character The villages of the Basque Country
Only a few minutes will suffice for you to reach the lands of the Basque Country. We advise you to go through some of these charming villages:
- Sare with its La Rhune cogwheel train,
- Ainhoa with its typical architecture,
- Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the way to Santiago de Compostela,
- Espelette and its famous chilli,
- And many others.
Travel in minutes The Spanish border
Spain is near our charming hotel in the center of Biarritz. A few minutes will suffice for you to reach the border. Less than an hour's drive will take you to reach downtown San Sebastian. You can go there to discover the art of living in Spain, all the culinary specialties such as tapas and to visit the old town.
With family, between sportsmen or alone Activities
Throughout your stopover in our Hotel with Wellness Center in Biarritz center, you will not have time to get bored. Many activities can be on the program for your days such as an introduction to golf, a surf lesson, a hike in the heart of nature, cultural visits, gourmet breaks, sailing trips or thrills with paragliding. Ask us at reception for the best activities near La Maison du Lierre!