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Things to do in Biarritz  13/02/2014

The French resort of Biarritz has become a popular holiday destination through the centuries, having initially found fame as the place where the monarchy would holiday in the 1800s.

But if you've never been to the town before, you may be slightly unsure of what there is to see and enjoy while on vacation here. For that reason, we’re going to provide a brief guide of some of the must-do things in Biarritz.


Surfing only reached Europe in the 1950s, but there are few holiday destinations that can compare on that front.

The pursuit has seen the region move away from its long-held association with older people and is now seen as a great option of the younger generation.

So if you wish to sharpen your skills or even if you're new to the sport, Biarritz is definitely worth paying a visit.


There are as many as ten golf courses in the 20 kilometres around Biarritz, making this a great place to visit if you're keen to enjoy a relaxing game or two.

The calming element of your game is sure to be helped by the spectacular scenery that you will come across at many of the courses.

Alongside surfing and rugby, perhaps, golf is what the town is best-known for and with so many top courses to choose from, you're bound to be spoilt for choice.


If you consider yourself to be something of a shopaholic, then a trip to the shops of Biarritz is sure to bring a smile to your face.

In particular, there are a number of small, independent stores that are definitely worth visiting if you get the chance.

There is plenty else to enjoy in this area of the country, though, so make sure you cram as much as possible into your trip.

And if you're looking for somewhere to stay during your trip, Camping Le Vieux Port offers the perfect solution.

Any views or opinions expressed in all articles under the title “Carisma News” are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Carisma Holidays Limited


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