1. France
  2. Aquitaine
  3. Biarritz
  4. Saint-Jean-De-Luz

Saint Jean de Luz Private Walking Tour in English

Product ID: 177147
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Uncover the secrets of the city of Basque Corsairs with a 2-hour walking tour. Take a walk through colorful streets filled with traditional 17th-Century Basque houses with an official, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
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English, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • See all the most important sights of Saint Jean de Luz
  • Walk through colorful streets filled with traditional timbered Basque houses
  • Explore the port of Saint Jean de Luz
  • Enjoy the stunning views of the Saint Jean de Luz Bay
  • Let your guide entertain you with great stories of privateers, fishermen, whale hunters, aristocrats and those crazy roaring twenties kids
Full description
Meet your guide at the Quiosque of the main square of Saint Jean de Luz (Place Louis XIV). Then set off on your tour to explore the beauty and the secrets of the most famous attractions of this beautiful and picturesque town.

You will start by discovering the charming fisherman's port of Saint Jean de Luz. From there you will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Pyrenees. You continue with a visit to some of the most famous ship-owner palaces of the city, like the "Maison Louis XIV", a XVII Century palace that hosted the 'Sun King' during his wedding celebrations, and the "Maison de l'Infante", a Venetian style palace used by the Spanish Infanta, "Maria Teresa".

You will then head to Saint Jean de Luz's Bay, with its immaculate sandy beach and the Belle Époque architecture from the time when the town was a holiday resort for the European aristocracy. You end the tour by walking along the bustling street of "Rue Gambetta", where you will learn about local gastronomy. You also visit the beautiful Saint John the Baptist Church, where your guide will tell you the fascinating story of the Sun King's wedding and the secrets of Basque religious traditions. At the end of the tour, your guide will be glad to dedicate some time to answer your questions, give you directions and restaurant recommendations, and make sure you know where to buy the local delicacy: the famous "macarons", so you can continue a memorable visit on your own.
Includes
  • Licensed tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet in front of the "Quiosque" of Place Louis XIV, 64500 Saint Jean de Luz, in central Saint Jean de Luz.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
Please wear comfortable shoes. Total walking distance is around 1.5 miles (around 2.5 kilometers) and tour last approximately 2 hours.

Tours run rain or shine, so please consult the weather forecast and plan your dress accordingly.

From £54.55 per person