Biarritz is a French tourist town on the coast of the Bay of Biscay just north of the Spanish border and the Pyrenees Mountains.
The town is popular for both relaxing and adventure sports. Surfers come from all over Europe while the hotels, such as the famous Hotel du Palais, offer upscale luxury for visitors.
Popular things to do in Biarritz also include watching the Surf Festival, which draws the highest competition each year in Europe. Things to see include Eglise St. Martin, Musee de la Mer, and the shopping and eating centre Quai de la Grande Plage.
Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne International Airport (airport code BIQ) served just fewer than one hundred thousand passengers in June, 2009 and is only a few miles outside of the centre of Biarritz.
Flights to London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Paris, and Bristol going and out of Biarritz anywhere from twice a week to five times a day, depending on the route. The airport serves Air France as well as multiple low cost carriers such as Ryanair and EasyJet.