Also known simply as Biarritz Airport or Biarritz-Parme Airport, Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne Airport is a public airport that serves Biarritz in France. The airport is situated approximately five kilometres or 3.1 miles southeast of Biarritz, near Bayonne and Anglet. Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne Airport resides at an elevation of 245 feet, or 75 metres above mean sea level. It has an asphalt runway that measures 7,382 feet or 2,250 metres long, designated 09/27. In 2013, it handled about 1.1 million passengers.
What to see & do
Biarritz in the department of Pyrenees-Atlantiques of south-western France’s Aquitaine region is situated on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast. This seaside town is considered as a luxury tourist destination, particularly popular among surfers. In Biarritz, some of the most remarkable points of interest include the Asiatica Museum, with a collection of Asian Art mostly from India, Nepal, Tibet, and China; the Museum of the Sea that houses 24 aquaria of sharks and seals; St-Martin’s Church; the Russian Orthodox Church known for its blue dome; the Hotel du Palais on the beach; the Museum of Chocolate; and the Barriere and Bellevie casinos on the waterfront by the Grande Plage.
There is also the Biarritz Surf Festival held annually. It is one of the foremost surf events in Europe, and one of the premier longboarding events in the world. With a strong surfing culture, with the sport being of world-class standard in the town, its surfing scene and its yearly competitions are what drives most tourist to visit Biarritz. Quiksilver/Roxy Jam tournaments are held here. The Roxy Pro event, as part of the ASP Women’s World Tour, was also held in Biarritz in 2011. Another popular recreation activity here is golfing. There is a golf course near the lighthouse of Le Phare, as well as a circular golf range area near the border with Ilbarritz. The popular surf beaches in Biarritz include Cote de Basque on the Boulevard du Prince de Galles. Swimming beaches, on the other hand, include the Grabd Plage and the small beach by the Esplanade du Porte Vieux.
Moreover, thalassotherapy centres are also an attraction in Biarritz. The centres feature sea water, seaweed, and related treatments. Some of the known thalassotherapy centres in the town include Thermes Marins and Chiberta.
How to get around Biarritz
As a small town, getting around Biarritz can be done on foot. The town has pedestrian-friendly thoroughfares, making it easy to traverse the town centre, the beaches, and the best surfing and shopping spots. Do take note, though, there are also hilly places in the town that requires travellers to be more careful. For those not intending to walk around, Biarritz is also served by an excellent bus network, which also serves nearby Anglet and Bayonne.
How to get there
Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne Airport receives flights from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland, and Germany, and some other European destinations through the airlines Air France, Air Mediterannee, easyJet, Etigad Regional operated by Darwin Airline, Finnair, Flybe, HOP!, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines operated by Austrian Airlines, and Volotea. These airlines operate regular and seasonal flights.
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