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traditional Basque Country event
In the heat of the summer, music will rhythm your stay, but not just music! Sport, the cinema and live shows are also on the agenda. They will keep you busy when you are not relaxing at the beach or trying local foods!
biarritz street art festival

Les Beaux Jours (Sunny Days)
Festival, April

The festival features classical, baroque and jazz music by artists from many different horizons to provide a snapshot of the finest musicians of the moment. Solos, trios, bands, eclectic styles and atmosphere create a moment of sheer delight!

bayonne ham fair

The Bayonne Ham Fair, April

This outdoor gastronomic fair held on the quaysides of the Nive River and in the covered market area celebrates the ham that bears the name of the town. Traditional knowhow is honoured and a keenly-awaited contest awards a prize to the best “Bayonne Ham Charcutier in Bayonne”. Enjoy!

Pro surfer girl in Biarritz Basque Country

Biarritz Quiksilver
Maïder Arostéguy, April

Europe’s oldest surfing competition has taken place at the Grande Plage in Biarritz since 1984. It attracts the leading European surfers. The championship has a fantastic setting — between the majestic Hôtel du Palais, the lighthouse and the Bellevue Convention Centre — adding a sense of majesty to the event.