Saint-Jean de Luz

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11 September 2021  |  Holidays, Tourism

Saint-Jean de Luz, a destination on the Basque Coast

Saint-Jean de Luz is a town located on the Basque Coast, not far from the Spanish border. The beaches, walks along the Basque Coast, protected beaches, surfing, water activities, golf, shopping, cinema, well-being, casino and other varied activities to discover during your visit to Saint-Jean de Luz.

Protected beaches

Protected beaches, such as: the beach in the historic center, the Océanes beaches of Erromardie and Acotz.

Historical center

The historic center meanwhile mixes history, heritage, restaurants, shops and varied entertainment. Walks around the port or on the seafront.

Saint-Jean de Luz

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Hikes and nature activities

This destination is close to the mountains and the activities in the great outdoors are varied. You can walk along beautiful footpaths with good shoes. In particular on the 25km of the coastal path which connects Hendaye to Bidart, which passes above the cliffs of the Basque Corniche and as close as possible to the beaches of Guéthary, Acotz and Erromardie...

Gastronomy and lifestyle

Local products, markets, local producers and ancestral know-how. You will have a large choice of products concerning products and gastronomy. Many products make the gastronomic richness of Saint-Jean de Luz.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz has one of the most beautiful markets on the Basque Coast.

You will find many local products there: charcuterie, cake, cheese, catering and bread, but also fish.

The covered halls

Fruits, vegetables, meats. Moments of complicity with local producers in a place that animates the city center. They are open every morning all year round from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can have a drink and eat oysters there.

The activities

Many surfing schools, rafting... thrilling or calmer activities.

Saint-Jean de Luz

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Places of interest and leisure

Casino la Pergola, Erromardi beach, Chantaco golf course, Lafitenia beach, Saint-Jean-de Luz large beach, Saint-Jean de Luz lighthouse, Saint-Jean Baptiste church. Do not miss the fishing port or the visit of the Maison Louis XIV, as well as the botanical garden, the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, an essential visit. You can enjoy the beautiful days with a walk along the coastal path. Climb to the Colline Saint-Barbe for a panoramic view of the Rhune and the ocean.

Guided or commented tours

Discover the schedules of all the guided tours:

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Amélie Roca

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