Our tips for a colorful
summer in Biarritz

Biarritz, the pearl of the Basque Coast, is decked out in its finest colors this summer to offer visitors a series of events. Between festivals, cultural events and local celebrations, this popular destination on the Atlantic coast promises moments of conviviality and joy. Whether you're looking for thrills, culinary discoveries or evening entertainment, Biarritz has it all. Here's an overview of not-to-be-missed events in the pearl of the Basque Coast.



Want to make the most of the summer season in the heart of the Basque Country? Then the traditional 'Fêtes de Bayonne' are for you. Five days of music, dance, gastronomy and festivities. But if you missed this year's edition, don't panic! The 'Fêtes de Bayonne' are an annual event: book your stay for next year and stay at the Hotel Saint-Julien in Biarritz, less than 20 minutes by car from the heart of Bayonne. And if you're still looking for a festive experience, other traditional events await you: from August 10 to 12, the 'Fête Basque' will take over the streets of Hendaye for a colorful celebration. The festivities continue in San Sebastian with 'Semana Grande', from August 18 to 26, in the heart of this emblematic city of the Spanish Basque Country © Photo : Mathieu Prat


World Surfing Championship

Hungry for water sports? The 2023 World Surfing Championship in Biarritz is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the year for surfing enthusiasts the world over. Like every year, this prestigious competition brings together the world's best male and female surfers to compete on Biarritz's legendary waves. The event offers spectators the chance to experience spectacular surfing moments and admire the incredible performances of top-level athletes. Between the fiery competitions and the breathtaking free surf sessions, the atmosphere is electric and the excitement is at its peak. Vibrate to the rhythm of the waves at this world-renowned event that will put the beautiful city of Biarritz in the spotlight.

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