08 février 2013
Saint-Jean-de-Luz Saint-Jean-de-Luz is 15 km away from Biarritz.The Nivelle River flows through this town & Cibourne, to join the Atlantic Ocean at Bay of Biscay.This coastal town has played an important role in the history of France.In 1610, Henri IV was assasinated by Ravaillac. The Queen Marie de Médicis decided to be in good ties with Spain & decided to marry her two kids Louis & Elizabeth with the Royal kids of Spain. Thus Louis XIII married Anne of Austria in Burgos & Princess Elizabeth married Philip... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2013
Le Rocher De La Vierge Just a few kilometers away from the Basta Rock is the Virgin's Rock - the symbol of Biarritz. In 1865, Napoleon III decided to drill this rock, top with a white Virgin statue & connected to the main land with a wooden foot bridge. The present metal foot bridge was constructed by Gustave Eiffel. From this point of the promenade, you get a spectacular view of the two sides of the Basque coast. On one side is the Basta Rock ,Grande plage, Casino & on the... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2012
Le Rocher Du BastaThe Basta Rock is an islet with some trees. A stone foot bridge connects it to the mainland.From this point you get a spectacular view of the Grande plage & the Port vieux.
23 novembre 2012
Biarritz Biarritz is the popular summer resort on the Atlantic coast of south west France. It's about 22 km from Spain. This small fishing village was the holiday spot of Napoleon III & Empress Eugenie. They built a summer palace in 1854. Later it became a popular summer resort of European Royals & Intellectuals. Emile Zola & Ernest Hemmingway spent their summer here. Eugenie's Palace beacame the Hotel du Palais in 1893 & now a luxurious hotel. Basque Coast is famous for its... [Lire la suite]