Ortillopitz

St Jean de Luz
Aquitaine
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

Discover how life was centuries ago in this traditional Basque home, built in 1660, with stunning views over the village of Sare. The wash house, cider-making area, kitchen and bedrooms can all be seen as they would have been in the 17thC. You can also visit the garden, orchard and vineyard.

Nearby attractions

A charming fortified château belonging to the same family since it was built in 1341. Well furnished and decorated, the building has a magnificent history and is well worth a visit.

The Asiatica Museum houses a significant collection of Asian art primarily from India, Nepal, Tibet, and China. Wander through rooms and galleries filled with beautiful sculptures of Eastern deities, jades from the time of the...

Having doubled in size in 2011, the Musée de la Mer is a great place for a family day out in Biarritz! With 25 new aquariums, a Caribbean lagoon, a touch pool and a seal pool with a terrace where you can watch feeding time,...

Just 30 mins from the coast, a visit to these caves (awarded 2 stars in the Michelin guide) is of great prehistoric and geological interest. The 'cathedral' of stone, etched and carved by water over thousands of years is an...

Places to visit nearby

St Jean de Luz in Aquitaine is a beautiful coastal town with some great beaches, close to the Spanish border in what is known as the French Basque Country.

Biarritz in Aquitaine is a refined aristocratic town that is now the surfing capital of Europe.

San Sebastián, in Pais Vasco (the Basque Country), is a stylish city renowned for its excellent beaches, fine architecture and culture, and its wealth of Michelin star restaurants.