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Attractions to explore nearby Phare de Biarritz

Phare de Biarritz64200 Biarritz, France

The Biarritz lighthouse is located in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, on the territory of the city of Biarritz, more precisely at the Pointe Saint-Martin, a rocky escarpment overlooking the city. This maritime signaling establishment, designed by the lighthouse and beacon service commission in 1825, was built in 1830.

Biarritz Aquarium1.59 KMs away from Phare de Biarritz

The Biarritz aquarium is the first maritime museum in Biarritz was created in 1871 by the Marquis Léopold de Folin.  It underwent the first renovation in 1992 inorder to house an important collection of marine animals and stuffed birds. It now presents the marine life of the Bay of Biscay and information on fishing techniques, cetaceans, whaling, and the life of sailors. Its terrace contains a shop, the outdoor seal pool where the seals eat, and offers a panoramic view of the coast.

Le Train de La Rhune2.09 KMs away from Phare de Biarritz

The Rhune railway also called the Rhune train or the Rhune 1 small train, is an electrified metric gauge and rack railway line located in the Basque Country in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques. It is one of the few railway racks of France still in service. On a metric gauge line.  The line connects the Col de Saint-Ignace, about 10  km east of Saint-Jean-de-Luz at the top of Rhune at an altitude of 905  m, on the Franco-Spanish border.

Cathédrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne6.10 KMs away from Phare de Biarritz

The Sainte - Marie d'Baïonne cathedral is a cathedral which is located in Baïonne in France. This roman cathedral was built in Gothic style. It is the episcopal seat of the diocese of Bayonne.   The Roman Catholic church serves as the seat of the bishop of the township and neighboring towns. Though originally of Romanesque design, two fires led to its total reconstruction in the 13th century.

Musée Basque6.39 KMs away from Phare de Biarritz

The Basque and History Museum of Bayonne presents a historiographic and ethnographic collection devoted to the Basque Country in France. It goes from the daily life of the shepherd and the farmer since protohistory, tools, domestic and traditional arts, paintings, games, and dances, passing by the Basque identity through the centuries.