Pyrenees Atlantique

Pyrenees Atlantique Travel Guide

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By Bree Sposato
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By Phillipe Labro
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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,...
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 Pyrenees Atlantique

On slim, windy Route D4, which crisscrosses the foothills below the summit of La Rhune mountain, we pass the lovely village of Sare, where the homey Hôtel Arraya harbors a restaurant and sells fresh gâteaux basques—dense, mealy cakes filled with cherry preserves.

Restaurants in Pyrenees Atlantique

This tiny bistro faces Biarritz’s famous food market.

Things to do in Pyrenees Atlantique

This restaurant is exactly as it was in 1872; the waitresses are very unpleasant - which is just as it should be.