Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Hendaye and its surroundings
With 3km of beautiful coastline, Hendaye was historically a fishing village. Straddling France and Spain, it offers visitors fantastic natural scenery and snap-shots of Basque culture – all you need to do is decide where to start. Visit Saint Vincent’s church, built in 1589, or walk along the Bidasoa River, to see the remnants of the Vauban fortress and the house of Pierre Loti. Make your way to the stunning Abbadia Castle before exploring the huge 65-acre Abbadia Estate. Hendaye has the longest beach on the Basque Coast, perfect for sunbathing, picnicking or even surfing. Spend some time at the marina and try your hand at sailing, rowing or kayaking. Hendaye boasts a Thalassotherapy centre, perfect for anyone looking to relax. Take advantage of the 25km of paths and lanes and spend a day hiking through the Rhune mountains. Why not take a boat trip to the quaint village of Hondarribia, complete with cobble-stoned streets and 17th century mansions. No matter how you like to spend your time, and the reason for your visit, Hendaye has something for everyone. So wait no longer: book your room at the Campanile Hendaye hotel and start planning your holiday today!