Biarritz

Biarritz Travel Guide

Articles about Biarritz

Sustainability “People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and inspiring in a complicated world.” These four winners embrace the idea that building and operati...
By Phillipe Labro
Where is the end of the earth?Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world?the depths of Antarctica?The frozen islands of Franz Josef Land? How about France? Indeed, there's a still-undiscovered place in my own homeland, a country that has been...
By Christopher Petkanas
The concept of haute slumming is at least as old as Marie Antoinette, who escaped the tediousness of life at Versailles for the calico pleasures of playing milkmaid at the Petit Trianon. While I was taking the waters recently at La Ferme Thermale,...
“I earned my first 50 francs at the Hôtel du Palais, in Biarritz. It was 1975—I was 18 years old and worked in the kitchen; I was in school and needed a job on the side. I never could have imagined that I would end up, some 33 years later, gettin...

Hotels in Biarritz

The hotel was originally Napoleon the Third's summer palace. Converted into a hotel in the late 1800's, the décor has been relatively unchanged for the last 50 or so years.

Restaurants in Biarritz

A good traditional restaurant. Order the lobster, caught daily in the Bay of Biscay.

Things to do in Biarritz

France’s premier designer and distributor of Basque linens.