Biarritz’ well-groomed La Grande Plage, with the Casino Municipal on the right. The beach is well-organised, with separate swimmer and surfer areas and life-guards monitoring the seas part of the time, well-filled bikinis most of the time.
Getting to Biarritz
Plane, (under 2 hours from London).
Train, Eurostar/TGV which takes 5 hours from Paris.
Car. It’s about 7. 5 hours from Paris – 480 miles (775 km), easily accessed via the D911 road, off the N10. These routes are close to the A63 – a road connecting Belin-Béliet to Bayonne to the border of Spain. Paris – A10, N10, A63 (E05).