The Basque Country

While in Hossegor, visit the neighbouring Basque Country

Bayonne will enchant you - it's only 20 minutes away by car and 45 minutes by bus. Come and discover its small paved roads and its genuine cultural heritage touched with basque and gascon details. Gourmets will appreciate Bayonne's gastronomy and the chocolate museum and Bayonne ham. The town, is also well known for its good life style and is the setting for the famous Bayonne festival.

A little further south you will find the elegant sea-side resort of Biarritz. Visit the Art deco casino, the aquarium and the cité de l'océan. Take a walk through the old port. Or just lounge on the main beach that is the town's tourist centre.
Stop off at Espelette and discover genuine Basque culture. Taste its famous pepper! Are you a young adventurer? Do some rafting on the river Nive. A hiker? Brave the Rhune and Zuggaramurdi, starting off from the pretty villages of Aïnhoa and Sare at the foot of the Pyrenees. You could also visit the fascinating mediaeval town of Saint Jean Pied de Port, an essential stage on the road to Saint Jacques de Compostelle.

You've got the message - Hossegor is located in the heart of an area influenced by basco-landais traditions.

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