186
trips planned in the last hour
8.8
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Saint-Jean-de-Luz trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Saint-Jean-de-Luz

3.8
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. Saint-Jean-de-Luz is part of the Basque province of Labourd .GeographySaint-Jean-de-Luz bay is situated to the east of the Bay of Biscay. It is the only sheltered bay between Arcachon and Spain. Thanks to its strong sea walls or dykes that protect the town from the full savagery of the Atlantic Ocean, it has become a favorite for bathers across the Basque Coast. Although the seaside resort itself is relatively recent, the port itself is several centuries old, with the most prominent point in its history being the marriage in 1660 of Louis XIV and the Spanish princess Maria Teresa.Water from the area flows into the town from the Nivelle and its smaller tributaries, the Etxeberri, Isaka and Xantako streams. There is also the Basarun, and its smaller tributary the Mendi, which passes directly through Saint-Jean-de-Luz. The river has been made accessible to boats and it joins the sea by the Erromardia beach. A branch of the Uhabia, an emblematic river in the neighbouring Bidart district, and its smaller Amisola tributary, also pass to the sea through St Jean de Luz.TransportationSaint-Jean-de-Luz straddles Route départementale D810, the old Route nationale 10. The town can be reached from the A63 motorway, Exit 3 (Saint-Jean-de-Luz Nord) and Exit 2 (Saint-Jean-de-Luz Sud). The Saint-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure railway station is served by the SNCF Bordeaux–Irun railway. Biarritz Airport is the closest airport to Saint-Jean-de-Luz.
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is in Basque Country. Make Saint-Jean-de-Luz central to your France travel plans using our France online route builder .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Saint-Jean-de-Luz

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Side trips from Saint-Jean-de-Luz

5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 3​h
4.5
Duration: 4​h

Beaches in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Fun & Games in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 2​h
3.2
Duration: 2​h

Parks in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 2​h

Outdoors in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Where to stay in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Saint-Jean-de-Luz

6 days in Saint-Jean-de-Luz BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Basque Country BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Saint-Jean-de-Luz BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 40 days in Basque Country BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Saint-Jean-de-Luz BY A USER FROM UKRAINE January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Basque Country BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in France, Spain & Andorra la Vella BY A USER FROM CANADA November, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Spain, Saint-Jean-de-Luz & Andorra la Vella BY A USER FROM CANADA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Spain & Saint-Jean-de-Luz BY A USER FROM CANADA November, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Mont-de-Marsan & Saint-Jean-de-Luz BY A USER FROM FRANCE October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in France, Barcelona & The Pyrenees BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Saint-Jean-de-Luz BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans