Saint Jean de Luz: the royal city

Situated at less than ten kilometres from campsite Erreka, Saint Jean de Luz is an unavoidable step during your holiday in Basque Country.

 

This authentic and traditional city was once the theatre of the marriage between Louis XIV and the Infant Marie Thérèse of Austria in 1660. The city offers nowadays an impressive heritage of which the House of the Infant, the House of Louis XIV and the Basque eco-museum of Jean Vier.

 

Saint Jean de Luz has its feet in the water and it lies only a stone’s throw away from the mountains and from Spain.

 

City of fishermen (it was once an important place of cod and whale fishery), Saint Jean de Luz has been progressively transformed into an internationally renowned beach resort.

 

The coast is composed of six beaches and surfers from all around the world come here to face the rolling waves.