Basque Country Travel Guide : what’s going on this summer in the French Basque Country ? Summer is around the corner and it’s about time to find out what’s happening in our beautiful Basque region ! Concerts, festival, fireworks, local ferias… Many events are organized in the French Basque Country during summer, our KEYWEEK Concierges have handpicked 5 summer events you shouldn’t miss in 2019 !
Wheels & Waves 2019 in Biarritz
It’s a not-to-be-missed annual event for all bikers ! From June 12-16th, 2019, Biarritz will be welcoming the Wheels & Waves Festival for the 8th year ! This special event gathers motorbike’s enthusiasts from all around the world for 5 days of motorcycle, surf, skate, music and street art ! A unique occasion in the Basque Country to see vintage and new motorcycles ! Races, special evenings, exhibitions, concerts, art and music, set between Biarritz and San Sebastián in Spain.
To be right in the heart of it all and attend the Wheels & Waves in the Basque Country, our Concierges recommend the following holiday homes in the Basque Country :
Basque Country Travel Guide : Casetas de Biarritz
Who wouldn’t dream of sweet summer nights watching the sunset by the ocean with friends or family ? Casetas de Biarritz celebrates Biarritz’s local life and is something you should not miss in summer 2019 ! From June 25 to June 30, 2019, a few bars and restaurants in Biarritz get together once again at the Côte des Basques beach for 5 festive days by the ocean ! It’s the perfect opportunity to discover the local food scene and spend some quality time in one of the most beautiful places of the French Basque Country !
Our holiday homes in the Basque Country still available during this event ? Here they are :
Concert French Basque Country 2019 : Biarritz en été (Biarritz in Summer)
For the second year in a row, the Biarritz en été festival (Biarritz in Summer) will be happening in Biarritz at the Cité de l’Océan. From July 19th to July 21st, this new music festival will welcome some of the most famous French and international artists such as Charlotte Gainsbourg, Hot Chip, 2 many dj’s, or Roméo Elvis.
Going to a music festival while being only 2 feet from the ocean… how dreamy !
Are you looking for accommodation to be able to attend the Biarritz en été Festival ? Take a look at these two holiday homes in the Basque Country :
Basque Country Travel Guide : Fêtes de Bayonne (Bayonne’s Ferias)
It’s probably the most well-known summer event in the Basque Country ! Organized every year at the end of July since 1932, Bayonne’s Ferias have been attracting more than a million of participants dressed in red and white ! This year they will be happening from July 24 to July 28, 2019. This festive and colorful celebration is an amazing opportunity to discover the traditions and cultural identity of the French Basque Country. With many various activities – dances, music, singing, fireworks, you will experience a one-of-a-kind Basque atmosphere !
Our holiday apartments in Bayonne EXOTIC and ETHNIKA are already fully booked for this period, however if you want to explore Bayonne before or after the Ferias, book today your holidays in one of our holiday homes in the Basque Country !
Semana Grande 2019 in San Sebastián
Our Basque Country travel guide wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the Semana Grande ! Like every year around August 15th, San Sebastián is celebrating its city ! For a whole full week from August 10th-17th, 2019, attend the diverse events organized ! Music, dances, races, and street shows are making San Sebastian in the Spanish Basque Country, alive !
And most of all, do not miss the International fireworks contest illuminating the Concha beach in the heart of the city ! Every night the sky lits up with fireworks, it’s a magical time to visit San Sebastián ! If you are thinking about going there for this special event, feel absolutely free to ask our KEYWEEK Concierges about the best places to eat ! The Basque Spanish city is a hotspot for Basque gastronomy and our Concierges know perfectly well where you can taste the city’s best pintxos (tapas) !
As you can read, this is a rather busy agenda awaiting you for your holidays in the Basque Country this summer 2019 ! There are many other events happening of course – like the G7 at the end of August for example. According to your holiday dates and your hobbies, our KEYWEEK Concierges can help you plan your Basque Country trip ! Read our Basque Country Travel Guide for 2019 ! And if you are still looking for a holiday home in the Basque Country, book now your vacation rental !