Biarritz is a vibrant and cosmopolitan town on France's Atlantic coast. It boasts spectacular beaches, plenty of sun and a fine night life [ with casinos too ], which have lent it the name "la Californie de l'Europe".
Located in the French Basque Country, Biarritz's people are full of character and the food is mighty tasty. The area is famous for surfing, and in July, surfers from all over the world gather for the annual Biarritz Surf Festival.
In addition to surfing, there are numerous other sporting facilities to enjoy [ including Pellote Basque ] as well as galleries, museums and the town's shops and restaurants to explore.