Biarritz: Attractions and more...
The castle built by Napoleon III has since been converted into the Hotel du Palais but some of its palatial rooms are open for view by visitors.
The Museum of the Sea houses 24 aquariums and is home to native fish, seals, sharks and other marine creatures. The unique Museum of Chocolate explains the history and development of chocolates; chocolate tasting sessions and other exhibitions are also held here.
The Museum Asiatica displays a collection from the East, including India, China, Tibet etc., with some of the items dating back to the prehistoric times.
The Saint Martin Church was built in the eleventh century in the Gothic style. The Russian Orthodox Church attracts visitors because of its dome which has been painted sky blue on the inside.
The birthplace of surfing in France, Biarritz hosts a surf festival in July which attracts surfers from far flung places like Hawaii, and even Australia.
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