Hiking in the Basque mountains
“La Rhune” peak (805m) or the “pic d’Orhy” (2017m) m) are possibilties for a day trip. But many more alternatives can be found, like along the Compostela pilgrimage route.
The region offers possibilities both on the low- and highlands. Note that the « green avenue » offers a 30 km bike tour between Labenne and Soustons municipalities, in the middle of the pines forest of «les Landes ».
Golfs of Seignosse, Hossegor, Soustons, Moliets, “golf de Chiberta” in Anglet or “golf du Phare” in Biarritz. To only mention some of them.
The beaches of Mundaca (Bilbao region), Biarritz, Anglet, Hossegor or Seignosse are known from all around the world. Every year in October, the world surfing tour stops at Hossegor for a show of 10 days.
Windsurf, kite-surf, stand-up paddle (SUP), sailing
Lakes of Hossegor, Biscarosse or Léon in Soutons, or on the Arcachon bay.
“Le petit train de la Rhune”
An authentic rack railway will take you up to the top of « la Rhune », which is of the borderline between France and Spain. From there, just take a refreshment in one of the « ventas », admiring a breathtaking scenery. A family tour to do during a sunny day.
Many beaches with lifeguard
A 100 km long coastline offers you numerous sandy beaches with a water at 20-22 degrees Celsius during summertime. You will be safe as most of the areas have lifeguards keeping an eye on you and your children.