6 days in Pyrenees-Atlantiques Itinerary

6 days in Pyrenees-Atlantiques Itinerary

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Biarritz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pau
— 1 night
Drive to Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées Airport, Fly to Tallinn

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Biarritz — 3 nights

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Step out of the city life by going to Plage d'Erromardie and Corsaires Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basque Museum (Musee Basque) and Phare de Biarritz. Change things up with these side-trips from Biarritz: Hendaye (Plage d'Hendaye & Chateau Observatoire Abbadia). The adventure continues: look for gifts at L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne, see the interesting displays at Musee Bellevue, don't miss a visit to Port des Pecheurs, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

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Tallinn, Estonia to Biarritz is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tallinn to Biarritz, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Biarritz is a bit warmer than Tallinn - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pau.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Pau — 1 night

On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Château de Pau, then learn about winemaking at Clos Lapeyre, then learn about winemaking at Cru Lamouroux, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Boulevard des Pyrenees.

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Drive from Biarritz to Pau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Pau, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums
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Pyrenees-Atlantiques travel guide

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Beaches · Room Escape Games · Gift & Specialty Shops
Pyrénées-Atlantiques is Basque Country set against the backdrop of the Pyrénées Mountains along the Atlantic coast where hiking, mountain biking, climbing, paragliding, rafting, surfing, fishing, and winter skiing flourish. This department in the Aquitaine region flourishes as a sunny holiday destination, offering sheltered beaches for surfing, swimming, and sunbathing, hiking in huge forests such as the Irati, and treks along the lush green valleys of the Adour and Bidasoa. Take in breathtaking scenery while sightseeing along the Corniche Road, a coastal path with interesting geology, botany, and fishing. Diverse restaurants serve local cuisine, such as Bayonne ham and cabbage soup, as well as local Irouleguy or Jurançon wine.