a village on the Basque coast
Region: Aquitaine Departement: (64) Pyrenees Atlantiques Locality: Pays Basque
Guethary is a cliff top village overlooking the ocean and the beaches
Guethary is the smallest village in the Basque coast between Biarritz and St Jean de Luz
GUETHARY was a fishermen's village, famous for hunting whales (XIII & XIV centuries) before welcoming the pioneers of
sea bathing (1900) and later on the first european surfers (1960)
Situated in the middle of the Basque coast, this cliff top village
overlooking the ocean is an ideal starting point to discover the Basque
St Jean de Luz...).
GUETHARY is also famous for its typical architecture (basque & neo-basque art-deco style)
its culture, contemporary art exhibitions in the municipal museum,
craftsmen, gastronomy... and its seaside, typical port, the beaches
and great waves for surfers.
Many festive activities and events are proposed in summer like Basque pelota ball games, concerts.
See summer events in Guethary
Lodging, Thalasso spa, Restaurants, Markets
Property to buy
Bed & Breakfast
Leisure, Entertainments, sightseeing
Le Petit Train de la Rhune
Basque strongmen games
Places of interest
Beaches & Water Sports
Sea Kayak - Jet ski - etc...
Rafting and Canoë
Boat hire/Boat trip
Sea fishing/boat trip
Skiingin the Pyrenees
Other Towns Close By
Biarritz - 9 km North
Bidart - 3 km North
St. Jean-Luz - 6 km South