Saint jean de luz

TopicSites and museums
DepartureSAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ (64)
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Located on the Basque coast, the town of Saint jean de Luz has a rich heritage. Thanks to its history and heritage, Saint jean de Luz is typically Basque.


The beaches

the-beaches

  • The Grande Plage: a fine sandy beach, numerous activities, sports... This beach is protected by three sea walls and is located right beside the city centre. An ideal place for children.
  • The Erromardie Beach and Erromardie Camping sites.
  • The Mayarco Beach and the Acotz camping sites.
  • The Lafitenia Beach for surfers
  • The Cenitz Beach for surfers beginners.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-de-la-rhune ascain

Hôtel de la Rhune

  • Ascain
  • 05 59 54 00 04
cote-basque-vacances-3 ciboure

Cote Basque Vacances 3*

  • Ciboure
  • 05 59 08 40 00
motel-mil bidart

Motel Mil

  • Bidart
  • 05 59 54 71 71
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Hôtel du Fronton

  • Bidart
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08

The covered markets

the-covered-markets

A covered market was built to replace the marshes as  Saint-Jean-de-Luz or Donibane Lohizune (Saint-Jean des Marais) were built on wet lands at the mouth of River Nivelle.

Opening hours: every morning from 6am. The outside food market on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6 am throughout the year and on Saturdays in July and August.

Other markets on Fridays at the Place des Basques.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-de-la-rhune ascain

Hôtel de la Rhune

  • Ascain
  • 05 59 54 00 04
cote-basque-vacances-3 ciboure

Cote Basque Vacances 3*

  • Ciboure
  • 05 59 08 40 00
motel-mil bidart

Motel Mil

  • Bidart
  • 05 59 54 71 71
hotel-du-fronton bidart

Hôtel du Fronton

  • Bidart
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08

Shopping

shopping

In Saint Jean de Luz, the shops are ideally located at the heart of the historical centre. Pedestrian streets such as Rue Gambetta, Loquin, de la Republique or Garat are packed with modern and traditional shops.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-de-la-rhune ascain

Hôtel de la Rhune

  • Ascain
  • 05 59 54 00 04
cote-basque-vacances-3 ciboure

Cote Basque Vacances 3*

  • Ciboure
  • 05 59 08 40 00
motel-mil bidart

Motel Mil

  • Bidart
  • 05 59 54 71 71
hotel-du-fronton bidart

Hôtel du Fronton

  • Bidart
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08

The Basque traditions

the-basque-traditions

The Basque region always had strong traditions. The traditional Basque sport 'La Pelote' is still played by the inhabitants. The Basque people also like to sing and dance as this is a very important part of the Basque culture.


Accommodation nearby

hotel-de-la-rhune ascain

Hôtel de la Rhune

  • Ascain
  • 05 59 54 00 04
cote-basque-vacances-3 ciboure

Cote Basque Vacances 3*

  • Ciboure
  • 05 59 08 40 00
motel-mil bidart

Motel Mil

  • Bidart
  • 05 59 54 71 71
hotel-du-fronton bidart

Hôtel du Fronton

  • Bidart
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08



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