Campsite 3 stars Guethary
Guéthary, a charming village on the Basque coast
Halfway between Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Guéthary is a typical Basque village, probably one of the most beautiful villages in the region. Former whale fishing port, Guéthary is world famous for its surfing spots, very popular with surfers, and many inquire about real estate Guéthary.
Only 15 kilometers from Bayonne and 15 kilometers from Hendaye, Guéthary is in the center of the Basque coast.
What to discover in Guéthary?
For your camping vacations in Bidart or simply a weekend in this charming village of Guéthary, stay focused otherwise you will pass by the municipal park where you can observe sculptures coming straight from the museum of contemporary art before enjoying a moment of relaxation in the middle of the surrounding lush greenery. After this little detour, discover the town hall and the pediment in the heart of the village where all the festivities and activities of the village take place. Guided by the iodized air, head now to the terrace, this magnificent viewpoint is very popular with tourists, and you can understand why by discovering this magnificent belvedere. You will be able to admire, in the shade of the tamarinds, in the calm, the spectacle of the surfers as well as the sunsets on the ocean. Continue on your way down to the picturesque little dry dock port sheltering a few colorful boats. For the most curious, plaques are placed in the streets retracing the detailed history of the city, allowing those who wish to learn more about Guéthary. By following these plaques, you will discover the secrets of Basque architecture and its beautiful buildings, passing by the magnificent 14th century church.
What to visit in Guéthary ?
The small village of Guéthary is a preserved corner of the Basque Country. During your visit there, take the opportunity to visit the town hall of Guéthary located on the village's pediment. The facade of this town hall is in neo-basque style with red half-timbering, typical of this region. On the sides of the facade you can observe two strange sculptures. Then, you can continue your walk passing by the Museum of Art and History of Guethary which has a permanent exhibition of ceramics, terracotta and bronzes. This museum also hosts exhibitions of contemporary art. You can also visit the Municipal Museum of Guéthary which houses a permanent collection of the sculptor GC de Swiecinski, remains of a Gallo-Roman salting factory and original editions of PJ Toulet.
Near Guéthary, discover the towns of Biarritz, Bidart, Ahetze, Anglet, Arbonne, Bassussarry, Bayonne, Espelette or Saint-Jean-de-Luz.
Organize your visit of Guéthary with the tourist office : www.guethary-tourisme.com
Camping Guéthary seaside
It is always good for a couple or a family to spend a few days in a quiet environment, preferably as close as possible to nature.
A stay in a campsite in the Basque Country located by the sea is the perfect answer to this expectation. There is nothing like waking up to the songs of the birds, having a meal or an aperitif on a terrace overlooking the ocean. Ideal for camping vacations with your feet in the water, along the fine sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.
Holidaymakers can also easily reach beautiful family beaches, which are supervised in season.
These are ideal for quiet walks at dusk, swimming and all kinds of water sports.
Campers can also take advantage of their stay to discover the region, for example by taking the Coastal Trail.