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Hôtel du Palais

This is one of the grand hotels in the world. Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III, created it at the end of the 19th century and it still towers over the northern end of Grand Plage. A visit is well worth the time, in fact, it is almost a must see – the interiors and the atmosphere are reminiscent of a bygone era.
Plateau de l’Atalaye

Plateau de l’Atalaye

The views of the Atlantic waves crashing over the cliffs below are dramatic. This is where the whale watchers would have been on the lookout. A statue of the Virgin Mary, raised in 1865, perches on one of the cliffs. Nearby is the quaint Place Ste-Eugénie square and the old fishing port Port des Pêcheurs.
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Eglise Alexandre Newsky

A Russian Orthodox church on the Atlantic may seem a bit out of place, but just before the Russian revolution in 1917, many aristocrats arrived here, bought a piece of land and built a church.
Musée de la Mer

Musée de la Mer

The Musée de la Mer in Biarritz is a great place to take your family with an impressive marine display. The diverse sea life is portrayed in an elegant and entertaining manner. An edition to the family is eagle rays measuring 90 cm in width. They share their tank with about 30 sharks, barracudas and many more.
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Planète Musée du Chocolat

Indulge in a chocolate experience few people will have the chance to try and many will envy you for. The museum has delicious sculptures and interesting information that will reveal that chocolate actually originated in Basque country, aided by Christopher Columbus who returned home with cacao. The church considered hot chocolate to be a dangerous aphrodisiac but that didn’t stop it from spreading all over Europe.
Cité de l´Océan

Cité de l´Océan

The Cité de l’Océan can answer questions like: Where does the water in the oceans come from? Did Atlantis really exist? Would we be here if the Ocean never existed? More than one of your senses will be engaged in the fun journey toward learning about the depths of the ocean. 3D animations and interactive devices will guide you on your way.
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Asiatica Museum of Asian Art

Musée Asiatica presents unique Asian works of art as well as detailed information cards on each country on display. The collection holds items from the Himalayan regions, the provinces of India, Tibet, Nepal and China.
Biarritz by Locals

Biarritz by Locals

Biarritz by Locals, or BBL for short, offer tourists the opportunity to get an insight in the everyday life in Biarritz. This is a great way to start your vacation if you have never been here before.
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