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Biarritz is perhaps most famous for its rolling surf and seaside scenery, but away from the soft sand and white-tipped waves there’s a colorful history dating back centuries. On this walking tour, follow your guide through Biarritz and discover top attractions including Casino Bellevue and Sainte Eugénie church. Along the way, enjoy fine coastal views and learn of the powerful aristocratic families who built the city we see today.
Private sightseeing tour into the Basque Country with American driver-guide (Expatriate in France since 1992)
Biarritz => St Jean de Luz => Ainhoa => Espellette => St Jean Pied-de-Port => Bayonne
Nestled in the Pyrenees Mountains and along the Atlantic coastline of this border region in Southwest France and Northern Spain; you will discover a remarkable culture - people with fascinating traditions... and breathtaking scenery!
- Discover the Basque Country with Christian - American driver-guide for private sightseeing minivan tours
The Basque Country is considered among the prettiest and most culturally interesting corners of France, but organizing transportation to explore solo cuts into valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, see the best of the Basque Country in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle—with round-trip transport from your Biarritz hotel included. Visit Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry, and admire uninterrupted views from the coast to the Pyrenees.
Maximize time in Biarritz with a guided Segway tour. See top landmarks from the city’s mansions to its renowned beaches. Visit several places of interest such as Virgin’s rock and Hotel du Palais. Learn about the history and culture of Biarritz from your local guide. A brief training session is included to ensure safe and easy travel on the Segway.
Hello we are Caroline and Remco and we are certified specialists in guiding and that serves you personal assistance to offer unique experiences in the Basque Country.
Our goal is to take you to the heart of the Basque Country’s cultural, gastronomical and geographical treasures.
We are multilingual with good knowledge of the Basque Country creating tailor-made tours to suit your interest and needs. Whether you are looking for an adventure in the lush countryside, an insight into the history and life of this intriguing part of Southern France or Northern Spain or an unforgettable culinary experience, or a mixture of all of these, we will create your ideal tour.
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Discover Biarritz in a 1.5-hour walk. A city that does not shine through harmony, but radiates its beauty through a unique architecture in conjunction with the ubiquitous ocean.
Learn the story of whale catchers, Napoleon III and his wife Eugenie. A story from the fishing village to the summer residence of the rich, nobles and famous, told by a knowledgeable guide.
Saint Jean de Luz is the pearl of the Basque coast with a history like 1001 nights. From Corsairs, whale catchers and the wedding of the unforgettable Sun King.
Ciboure is a very authentic harbor town. The church in Ciboure is ideal to understand Basque ethnology. A society characterized by democracy and an extraordinary equality of men and women.
Let yourself be inspired by a magical place.
Explore history and heritage on France’s Atlantic coastline during this 1.5-hour historical walking tour of Biarritz. Follow your guide through Biarritz’s pretty streets and discover top city attractions such as the 19th-century Russian Orthodox Church, St Eugenie’s Church and the old harbor. Enjoy panoramic views over the rolling waves to Spain, and learn how this ancient whaling town became a vibrant beach resort popular among surfers worldwide. Finish your tour in a local food market and soak up the buzzing seaside atmosphere.
IKUSI means ‘see’ in Basque and that is what we want you to do – see the beauty of the Basque Country with your own eyes.
We are passionate about the Basque Country and can offer you a unique experience of the culture, tradition and character of the region.
Our trips are based around you, it doesn’t matter if you have half a day, an entire day or even a week. We’ll make sure you enjoy every minute ! Our local guide offers a customisible itinery far from the most popular tourist attractions, allowing you insight into a side of the Basque Country that is not normally accessible to tourists.
We come to you, starting from your hotel, we will explore this beautiful region. Want to end your special day with a special dinner? No problem, we can arrange everything via our exclusive contacts and take you home afterwards !
On this tour, we discover one of the most mysterious places of this region, Zugarramurdi, and the magnificent cave full of magic and mystery.
First, we’ll take you to the town of Zugarramurdi, where we start with a visit to the museum of witches. After you can see the characteristic cave, 120 meters long, 12 meters high and 20 meters wide, was formed by the Infernuko Erreka (Hell Creek).
Our next stop will be the small town of Urdax and the Cuevas de Urdax, which was formed by the River Urtxuma. In this cave, you’ll see, stalactites and stalagmites, as well as other cave formations.
Ainhoa, this charming town is well-known as a stopping point for those hiking the Saint James Way and is recognised as one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Afterwards we go to Espelette and its famous peppers. We’ll visit a manufacturer/atelier to learn about the production process of this local product and where you can try all different kind of local products.
Come discover Biarritz with a local expert guide during a 2-hours in this private guided walking tour. This nugget of the Atlantic coast, rich in its architectural heritage and history is ideally located between Sea and Mountains, very close to the back of the Basque Country and neighboring Spain benefits of an ideal climate and a rich cultural heritage.
Let your private guide show you the main sights of the city, such as the legendary Hôtel du Palais, where you can admire its magnificent outdoor architecture, the elegant Art Deco-style municipal casino and the famous Grande Plage.
Let the city’s rich architectural and cultural heritage submerge you through this unavoidable guided tour of the city, where your guide will tell you everything about the history of this beautiful city, its construction and evolution through the centuries.
Discover the beauty of Biarritz on this 1.5-hour walking at sunset. Gaze over the dramatic landscape of Biarritz as your guide takes you through the city and its fascinating history, from its past as a whaling station during the middle ages, to its current status as the "Mecca" of the European surf. The tour ends at the Virgin's Rock, the perfect place to watch the sun set as your guide serves you a glass of great local sparkling wine.