Biarritz is one of Europe’s most beautiful and stylish French cities and being only 20 minutes from the Spanish border this coastal town embraces three cultures (French, Basque and Spanish). Moreover its mild climate makes it a good destination for touring teams, which are drawn to the stunning beaches, elegance and of course Biarritz rugby!
Biarritz Rugby Tours
If you are looking for the ultimate touring experience, no rugby fan should miss is a trip to the rugby mad town of Biarritz. Almost every bar and restaurant plays homage to Imanol Harinordoquy and his warriors. Whilst on tour, we can arrange one or two mathes against local teams. Depending on your tour date, you can watch a game against Saracens, Ospreys and Benetton Treviso at Biarritz’s Parc des Sports, which is a stunning experience with their fans wearing their traditional native headdress.
Whilst Biarritz is a large town with several quartiers and is one of the principal resorts on the Côte Basque. The resort is very affordable, vibrant cosmopolitan town with magnificent beaches, golf courses and numerous sporting facilities, not forgetting the famous surf. The resort is renowned for its luxury and ageless charm coupled with the areas’ of outstanding beauty making this an International Mecca for rugby teams.
Friendly Match Arrangements
We can arrange for your team to play two friendly matches whilst on tour against teams from the Basque Country of France. On some ocassions, it is possible to play rugby just across the border in Spain. Please note: Matches can be arranged against both Rugby Union and Rugby League teams from this area.
The hotel Georges has recently been completely renovated and is situated at a convienient location in the center of Biarritz close to the Port Vieux. Closeby is the Aquarium (Musée de la Mer), the “Rocher de la Vierge”, “Côte des Basques” beach and the center of town.
The 21 rooms at the hotel Georges VI are each decorated in a different and refined style in the pure English tradition. All of the rooms are air-conditioned and fully-equipped with:-
– a flat-screen television with international channels
– a direct telephone line
– a wireless internet connection
Accommodation is provided on bed & breakfast with the option of half board.