Bayonne and region

Bayonne and region



Bayonne is located 10 minutes from the ocean and Biarritz, 30 minutes from Spain and 40 minutes from the foothills of the Pyrénées mountain range.


It is close to the famous seaside resorts of the Basque Coast.

(Biarritz, Anglet, Saint Jean de Luz, Hendaye), the more-inland picturesque little Basque villages (including Aïnhoa, Sare, Espelette and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port) and very close to the wild beaches of the Landes Coast.


Basque Country is also very close to Spain: San Sebastian and its historical neighbourhood, Hondarribia and its famous tapas, Pamplona the twin city or Bilbao and its famous Guggenheim Museum.


From north to south, Basque Country welcomes you with open arms!


Visit Bayonne and the surrounding area:

Website of the Bayonne Tourism Office:


Website of the Tourism Office of Basque Country:



Eating out in Bayonne :

  • The university restaurant at the Nive Campus is located very close to our centre. it’s open from Monday to Friday from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. and offers menus in its restaurant and a cafeteria with a fast food option:


  • Many restaurants, brasseries and bars are located very close to the campus, which is in the centre of Bayonne, in the Petit Bayonne district.