The small city became almost the center of the French tourism in the 19th century, since the wife of Napoleon III had fallen in love with this place and built a palace there. You may see this building even now, because in our times it's one of the most luxury and expensive hotels in the region, called Hotel du Palais. Offering wonderful sceneries and a lot of various activities, Biarritz has something interesting and attractive for everybody, no matter the age, tastes and preferences. Wonderful cuisine, perfect service, fabulous places of interest and more are waiting for you and inviting you and your family and friends to visit the city and to delight every single thing it has to offer.
When in Biarritz, you are not to miss its numerous sights and points of interest. For example, two very famous churches, which tourists from all over the world tend to visit with much pleasure. The Russian Orthodox Church, constructed by Russian emigrants before the revolution of 1917, is distinguished by a wonderful blue dome to definitely be its main attraction. The origin of the other church in Biarritz, St-Martin's, goes back to the 12th century, and it is by justice considered one of the oldest buildings in the region.
If you come to this wonderful city with your children, you should surely take them to the amazing Museum of Chocolate, where they will listen to fascinating stories related to the history of chocolate producing and, as well, delight their favorite dainty. After this suggest them to visit a really exciting Museum of the Sea. This place is the most often-visited in Biarritz, and its popularity is, indeed, deserved. 24 vast aquariums with numerous fish species, seals and even sharks are so unbelievable and beautiful that it won't be a surprise if you spend there a whole day. Adult people and history lovers will be also fond of the Asiatica Museum, which gives you a perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the history of Asia from prehistory to our days. Such an experience will become truly unforgettable.
But the most popular, most willingly-visited and really the most spectacular attraction in Biarritz is its surf festival. Being the native land of this wonderful sport, Biarritz invites guests annually from the four sides of the world to celebrate the anniversary of windsurfing. The sight is really amazing. The festival begins with the ritual of mixing the waters, which surfers bring with them from their home seas. Then the show begins.
Each Biarritz tourist, who comes to the place to see the event, has a chance not only to watch unbelievable tricks and different variants of surfing, such as tandem surfing, paddle board racing, bodysurfing, longboard surfing and even pirogues, but also to try them all himself under the surfers` guiding. At night Biarritz turns into a real holiday city with numerous discos, bars, clubs and movies' demonstration. If you want to see it all with your own eyes come to this wonderful place in July, and you will get your portion of adrenaline without any doubts.
Biarritz has all prospects to stay in your memory as the brightest city in the world. You will fall in love with its spirit, nature and lifestyle; you will remember it forever and definitely wish to come back their at least once. So, do not restrain your feelings and emotions: the life is worth to live, Biarritz is worth to see!