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Biarritz & the Atlantic

(Tour code: 17BRS)Beautiful beaches, elegant resorts and ocean views

The enduring Victorian charm and glamour of Biarritz, and the breathtaking beauty of the rugged Basque coastline combine to create a superb, relaxing holiday in this truly fabulous corner of France.


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Tour Highlights
  • Biarritz including a guided tour
  • Journey on Le Petit Train de la Rhune
  • St Jean-de-Luz
  • San Sebastian
  • Asiatica Museum of Oriental Art
  • Miramar Palace
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Lunches
    Selected Evening Meals
    Selected Lunches
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

St Pancras
Day 1

London to Biarritz

Meet at our Departure Office at St Pancras International and take the Eurostar to Paris, then continue by TGV to Biarritz for six nights at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Biarritz is a charming and glamorous seaside resort with many beaches and a wonderful sweeping promenade.

  • Dinner
Day 2


Enjoy a guided tour of Biarritz to see the sights of the promenade and the Old Town, before spending the rest of the day at leisure. Spend your afternoon on the beach, enjoying views down the coast to Spain, or climb the 248 steps to the old lighthouse for unbeatable views of the coastline.

  • Breakfast
  • Guided City Tour
Day 3

At leisure in Biarritz

You have the day free to explore Biarritz. You may wish to walk to Virgin Rock named for the statue of the Holy Virgin placed on its summit in 1865 or maybe visit the aquarium.

  • Breakfast
  • Free Day
St Jean-de-Luz
Day 4

St Jean-de-Luz

Travel to Col de St-Ignace and join Le Petit Train de la Rhune, a classic mountain railway with vintage wooden carriages. You then travel to St Jean-de-Luz, a lively fishing port and popular holiday resort since Victorian times.

  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Heritage Rail Journey
San Sebastian
Day 5

San Sebastian

Take an excursion to San Sebastian, one of Spain's most elegant resorts. You may like to wander around the Old Quarter or visit the Miramar Palace, a grand structure dating back to the 19th century.

  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Excursion
St Pancras International
Days 6-7

Biarritz at leisure and the journey home

You are free to explore Biarritz again. Perhaps you'd like to visit the Asiatica Museum of Oriental Art. On Day 7 transfer to Biarritz station and take the TGV directly to Paris, to board the Eurostar to London.

  • Day 6 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Breakfast
  • Day 6 - Free Day

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.


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