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
24 May
Friday 24 may 2019 2:00 PM - 5:40 PM le phare
25 May
Saturday 25 may 2019 2:00 PM - 5:40 PM le phare
26 May
Sunday 26 may 2019 2:00 PM - 5:40 PM le phare
27 May
Monday 27 may 2019 2:00 PM - 5:40 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


Le Regina Biarritz Hôtel & Spa MGallery by Sofitel

Distance: 446 meters
Le Regina Biarritz Hôtel & Spa MGallery by Sofitel looks overlooks the majestic bay of Biarritz, with unrestricted views of the ocean and the "Le Phare" golf course.

Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar Thalassa sea & spa

Distance: 695 meters
This luxury hotel and its thalassotherapy institute are located in Biarritz on the Basque Coast, just a stone's throw from the golf course and near to the town center with its luxury boutiques, cosy tearooms, theaters and museums. The hotel's bedrooms boast a balcony and terrace that overlook the magnificent beach. A breathtaking view and truly enchanting setting.
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.

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