Discover the Pyrénées-Atlantiques by camping
Thinking of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques for your next camping holiday? That's a great idea! To comfort you in your choice, here is a small glimpse of what your stay in the heart of this destination that seduces so many campers with its cultural richness, natural sites of incomparable beauty and an authentic art of living.
A stay in the heart of the culture of the Basque Country and the Béarn Pyrenees
Do you want to travel back in time and learn during the holidays? Better than a history book, the Atlantic Pyrenees!
Rich in a thousand-year-old historical and cultural heritage, our department offers art and history enthusiasts a plethora of historical sites to visit: medieval cities, castles, bastides, churches, cathedrals, not to mention the many museums that tell the story of the Basque Country, the Béarn des Gaves and the Béarn Pyrenees.
Among the places to visit, Bayonne, the cultural capital of the Basque Country, the cathedral of Sainte-Marie d'Oloron, listed by UNESCO, the medieval city of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and the bastide of Navarrenx are some of the highlights. You can also explore many castles including the castle of Pau where Henri IV was born, the incredible Château d'Abbadia in Hendaye, the Moncade tower in Orthez which is said to be haunted!
Camping holidays in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques are also more confidential places to discover, such as Île aux Faisans in the middle of the Bidasoa where the Treaty of the Pyrenees was signed, the medieval underground cellars of Bayonne or the Lucq-de-Béarn church and its white marble sarcophagus carved in the 5th century.
Sports holidays and life-size adventures in the Atlantic Pyrenees
Ideally located between ocean and mountain, the Atlantic Pyrenees offer a great diversity of landscapes: peaks, hills, valleys, plains, lakes, caves, cliffs, beaches, coves... So many settings that lend themselves to many fun and sporting activities!
In the Basque Country, discover the Basque Corniche from Bidart to Hendaye, the Rocher de la Vierge in Biarritz, the Rhune mountain, the caves of Isturitz and Oxocelhaya, the crests of Iparla to Bidarray, the Iraty forest, the Kakuetta gorges, the banks of the Adour River in Bayonne...
In the Béarn, let your steps guide you on the boulevard des Pyrénées in Pau, the peak of the Midi d'Ossau, the lake of Baudreix, the Cirque de Lescun, the vineyards of Jurançon or the cave of La Verna, the deepest cave in the world!
All these exceptional natural sites are a pretext to experience nature intensely, through a multitude of sporting activities: hiking in summer, skiing in winter, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking, climbing, canyoning, rafting, not to mention the water sports offered by the Basque Coast where surfing is raised to the rank of religion. For a sporty and invigorating holiday, look no further and choose a mobile home rental in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques!
The Atlantic Pyrenees with children
If you are wondering how to keep the whole family busy in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, here are some ideas for outings for children:
- The Sea Museum and the Ocean City in Biarritz: a fun and interactive way to discover the sea and surf
- Wowpark Urrugne: the largest adventure amusement park in the Basque Country!
- The Château des Énigmes de Laàs: a life-size adventure around an authentic 18th century castle.
- L'Aquazone de Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle: a huge water park floating and inflatable on a lake.
- Parc'Ours à Borce: an animal park to observe the legendary brown bears and wild animals typical of the Pyrenees.