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Lighthouse Visit- Biarritz

Esplanade du Phare Biarritz (show map)
Category: Activities

The lighthouse was built in 1834. It stands 73 meters above sea level and you have to climb 248 steps to reach the top. It overlooks Cape Hainsart (so called because of the oak trees that surrounded it in the past, now replaced by tamarisks).

The lighthouse marks the boundary between the sandy Landes coast and the rocky coast of the Basque Country. Tickets are valid for 1 year from the time of reservation during opening days and hours. Free until 4 years old. Go directly to the Lighthouse with a printed confirmation received at the time of reservation.

Opening hours:
January/February/March/April/October/December: Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 5pm (6pm after the change to summer time)

School holidays: every afternoon from 2pm to 5pm (6pm after the change to summer time)

May/June/ September: every afternoon from 2pm to 6pm

July/August: every day from 10am to 1.30pm /2pm to 7pm

Last access to the Lighthouse: 20min before closing.

Please, contact the Tourist Office before visiting the Lighthouse because depending on the weather conditions (wind gusts or bad weather), it can be closed to the public for safety reasons.

Choose a date of reservation.


Date Time Arena/Place
22 Apr
Monday 22 apr 2019 2:00 PM - 4:40 PM  
23 Apr
Tuesday 23 apr 2019 2:00 PM - 4:40 PM  
24 Apr
Wednesday 24 apr 2019 2:00 PM - 4:40 PM  
25 Apr
Thursday 25 apr 2019 2:00 PM - 4:40 PM  

Contact information

Street address 1
Esplanade du Phare
City (address)
Phone number (booking)
33 5 59 22 37 00
E-mail (Organizer)

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