Saint-Jean-de-Luz Travel Guide

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz Things to Do

  • The Beach in Acotz

    If you choose to stay in Acotz at the campground Interplages, your closest beach is just next to the campground. It can get pretty crowded in the afternoons, but it's worth going there. The location is very pretty: surrounded by cliffs overgrown by shrubs and bamboo, the crescent-shaped beach has a much more natural feeling than the one in...

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  • The Beach

    As very many other places in Aquitaine, Saint-Jean-de-Luz is home to a superb sandy beach. Quite crowded on hot days, it is nonetheless worth going there as one can never swim in an ocean too often... Several places on the Grande Plage offer sun-loungers, tents or parasols for rent, and there is also a beach club for the children.

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  • The Harbour and Place Louis VIX

    Saint-Jean-de-Luz's harbour is at the end of Rue Léon Gambetta. A shady square with plane trees (Place Louis XIV) at one side of the harbour makes a great place to sit and watch the ships or passers-by. If you want to be more active, you can also book a boat tour from here. Moreover, several artists display their paintings on the square. All in all...

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  • Rue Léon Gambetta

    Rue Léon Gambetta is the town's major pedestrian zone. Unlike those in other citys, it has a lot of charm: colourful Basque buildings, typically equipped with shutters on the outside of their windows, geraniums blooming in front of basically every house, a number of nice shops selling local handicrafts and much more. There is also the beautiful...

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  • Go for a Swim and See a Mermaid

    The beach in St. Jean de Luz is in a breakwater protected cove. The water is clear and cool with small waves. There are three floating rafts with a diving platform on the second deck anchored swimming distance from the beach. The sand is tan and stone free. Overall, a great beach.While swimming, I heard a splash and for a second, I thought I saw a...

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  • The harbour

    What few people know (even I have learned it during my stay) is that St Jean de Luz, even if it's a tiny city, is one of the 10 biggest harbours in France, where fishing is more a full-time job than a lobby...

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz Hotels

  • Hotel Le Relais Saint Jacques

    The Hôtel Relais Saint-Jacques is a friendly little hotel on the main street in St Jean de Luz. The...

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  • Hotel La Marisa

    16, rue Sopite, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, 64500, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel de la Plage

    Promenade Jacques Thibaud, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, 64500, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

Saint-Jean-de-Luz Shopping

  • Smiling Buddha in your appartment ?

    Well, I just love this smiling Buddha, that was set on a table, at the entrance of the shop : with the lights wall in the back, it's probably the other one thing that has drawn my attention...

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  • Design your appartment...

    I couldn't say where the shop exactly is, but as St Jean de Luz is such a nice city to wander about, you will probably walk into the right street... This small shop is full of big and small treasures to be added into your appartment... Not that cheap, but I mean, you're in St Jean de Luz !!

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz Warnings and Dangers

  • Pay for Parking!

    There is nowhere on the streets that you can park for free except on Sunday, You will see boxes with a solar panel on top. This is where you buy a ticket to put on your car's dashboard to avoid a ticket. You will find it is very expensive.There is free parking at the train station. Ask your hotel manager how to get there.

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  • Pay for Parking!

    There is nowhere on the streets that you can park for free except on Sunday, You will see boxes with a solar panel on top. This is where you buy a ticket to put on your car's dashboard to avoid a ticket. You will find it is very expensive.There is free parking at the train station. Ask your hotel manager how to get there.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz Off The Beaten Path

  • Invest in a house !!!

    If you're a rich foreigner, who wants to invest money in a sunny part of France, that offers splendid houses for a bargain, this tip is meant for you : come to St Jean de Luz !!!

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  • Tiny scaffholdings...

    In the streets of St Jean de Luz, red and white houses sometimes share a wall with blue and white houses : really rarely, narrow scaffholdings may separate them...

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  • Unloading The Car

    It was'nt really an activity but more of a mission ! Travelling to St. Jean-De Luz did have its ups and downs, with 4 peoples luggage all in one boot of a car, it was a nightmare tryin to find 1 thing without upsetting something or someone !HA how I loved the arguments !

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