Le Grand Larrocq
Travel Blogs from Misson
Biarritz. Glitz, glamour, leggy tanned brunettes, the beach resort made famous after napoleons wife built a palace here. Here is the other side not shown in the tourist brochures. You see that small cave cut into the rock? It's a urinator. Right next to the footpath and surrounded by a 3 1/2 foot wall. Wonder where it goes? Wonder no more. Here is the truck that empties the tank. You're ...
... bridge as Napoleon intended to build a sea wall. After it fell, it was replaced by a steel bridge designed by Gustav Eiffel. Biarritz has a myriad of beautiful streets, shops, and people leading up the hill from the old port. It also has some stunning buildings perched in all the best locations , and a mix of French and Spanish food, as you can see Spain from here. Edie has discovered paella, and Isaac has not ventured far from margherita ...
... mainly up and down 100- 200 foot climbs, finding them do-able on the whole as long as no-one decides to cross the road on the many zebra crossings right in front of you so you have to stop.
Spending tonight in the Formula 1 hotel in Bayonne (no suitable camping spots), where the Bike Bus dropped us off outside of on Sunday morning. Bottom a little sore this morning but not too bad.
Biarritz was a really cool place I liked it heaps better then Bordeaux it had a really nice beach and our hotel was right next to it. our hotel was really nice. When we settled in to our hotel we went shopping but this time it was not as bad as Bordeaux because it was near the beach and the roads were purple and it looked beautiful. There were chocolate shops and surf shops and all. On the last day ...
We were In Biarritz for two days. On the first day of Biarritz we arived late. We looked around the shops and then had dinner, then went to bed. On the second day we went out for breakfast in the morning. In the afternoon we went shopping and went for a swim in the beach. At the beach there was a platform that we jumped of it about 5 times. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool