Visit French Basque Coastline

Spend an unforgettable day visiting the Côte Basque, the French side of the Basque coastline filled with superb beaches and charming villages. This custom tour experience includes your own chauffeur guide and private transport to enjoy the day at your own pace
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Meet Nadége, your friendly personal chauffeur through France and the Basque Country. Well traveled and full of excellent recommendations book her as your guide during your visit. Nadége specializes in private tours and transportation in the Côte Basque, her knowledge of the various regions of France, local tips, distances and driving times can help you to plan your route to include the best places to see and visit

Departing from San Sebastian take a day trip to the French Basque Country. Choose from any one of the destinations and numerous activities or let your guide recommend visits to Saint Jean de Luz, Biarritz, Bayonne and other charming villages. 

Highlights along the way can include:

  • *La Grande Plage and the Palais (previously the imperial residence of Napoleon III and now a 5 star hotel).

  • *Historic lighthouses along the famous Côte des Basque where surfing was first introduced in 1957.

  • *Visit a covered market to sample local specialties from smoked ham, cheese and wine, or a delectable truffle omelet.

  • *Continue along the coast to the gorgeous villages of Bidart and Guéthary (where Madonna spent her holidays).

  • *Explore Saint Jean de Luz, also called “la cite Royale” in 1660 where the king of France, Louis de XIV married the princess of Spain, a beautiful town, shopping area and fishing harbor with typical houses.

  • *Have lunch in any one of a number of great spots depending on what you fancy on your vacation, choose from beach front, quaint villages, traditional dishes, seafood, whatever your preference.
  • *On the way back to San Sebastian drive through Socoa and see the Corniche d’Urrugne where the giant wave Belharra originates.

Get in touch to inquire about availability or create a personalized itinerary.

Details & Reservation

Group Size Recommended: 4-8 People
Included: Transportation
Languages: English, French
Book in Advance: Yes

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