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Phare de Biarritz, a whitewashed lighthouse built in 1834, towers over Cape Hainsart at 73 m (240 ft) above sea level. Climb its 248 steps for panoramic views of the area--from the sandy Landes coast to the rocky Basque country. On a clear day, you might even get a glimpse of Spain. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Biarritz holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Phare de Biarritz and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Phare de Biarritz reviews
The lighthouse is beautiful and worth going. The best is to go by foot and walk there. It got a nice viewing point over the beach of the city.
It was a bit of a wait to climb the tower (even in shoulder season), but well worth it for the amazing panoramic views. Not much space at the top (which explains the wait times), which is actually makes the experience quite nice (they seem to keep it to ~10 or fewer people at a time)
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