St Jean de Luz, France
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is an attractive resort on the Basque coast, near the border of Spain. A major fishing port, it is known for its Basque architecture, sandy bay and exceptional cuisine.
The town center of St Jean de Luz has a medieval background with a mixture of architecture, old World charm, old buildings and narrow lanes. Around the main square are some of the best sea-food restaurants on the Cote Basque, as well as other bars and terraces from which to enjoy the regular musical events in the square. There are some chic shops and a casino at the more commercial end of town.
Things to See & Do
* Church of St-Jean-Baptiste
* Guided tours of Maison Louis XIV
* Rue Gambetta – main shopping street
* Musée Grévin waxworks museum
* Maison de l'Infante villa
Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language - French
Land Area – 19 km’s
Population – 18,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT + one hour
International Country Telephone Code + 33
Port Location – The port is located within close proximity of the town centre.
Transport Links – The Biarritz-Parme airport is located 15 km from St Jean de Luz. There is a direct TGV/High Speed Train link from Paris-Montparnasse, which takes five hours from the railway station in the town centre.
For getting around the town there are cars, taxis, bicycles and scooters available for hire. There are also local bus and train services.