Lighthouse Visit- Biarritz

Esplanade du Phare Biarritz (show map)
Arena/Place: le phare
Category: Events

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
23 Jul
Tuesday 23 jul 2019 10:30 AM - 6:40 PM le phare
24 Jul
Wednesday 24 jul 2019 10:30 AM - 6:40 PM le phare
25 Jul
Thursday 25 jul 2019 10:30 AM - 6:40 PM le phare
26 Jul
Friday 26 jul 2019 10:30 AM - 6:40 PM le phare

Contact information

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

Nearby accommodations

Holiday rentals

Studio flat Domingues 1 - ANG1300

Distance: 599 meters
Studio flat in a holiday apartment complex with a swimming pool and lovely views over the Golf du Phare golf course. The sea is nearby.
Holiday rentals

Apartment Doat - ANG1235

Distance: 735 meters
Ground floor apartment in a holiday apartment complex with views over golf course. Swimming pool. Located 500 m from the beach and the shops of the Chambre d'Amour district.
Holiday rentals

Apartment Roupioz - ANG1256

Distance: 735 meters
Lovely refurbished ground floor apartment with patio and sea views. Sited in a residential apartment building with swimming pool. Excellent location just 500 metres from the beach. Close to the Golf de Biarritz golf course and local shops and services.

Customer service

Book with us

  • The Anglet Tourisme official booking centre
  • Online bookings, 24/7
  • Tourist board approved and graded visitor accommodation
  • Secure online payment
  • Advice that’s tailored to you (in French, English and Spanish)
  • Efficient, professional staff