The waterfront, Sokoburu
Caneta neighborhood The walk on the bay of Txingudy, along the Bidasoa river, leads you to the small fishing port of Caneta (sardinades in summer) offering a magnificent view of Spain. You will see two houses listed as Historical Monuments since 2011: Bakar Etchea (the house of the solitary) where the writer Pierre Loti (1850-1923) lived; he wrote his novel Ramuntxo. The Moorish villa, built in 1867, is characterised by its unusual architecture, austere facade and oriental style.
Visit of the Castle Château Abbadia and its estate: you will visit, as a family, the castle facing the ocean, inspired by the castles of the Middle Ages, and its astronomy observatory. The Domaine, the house of La Lande Larretxea, information point, is a protected natural site of 65 hectares, biological and geological reserve; it is the scene of the Corniche festival in September.
It is the longest and safest beach on the Basque Coast; it is equipped with 2 first aid stations, the Whale and the 2 Twins…a wonderful addition to the campsite’s swimming pool!
Hendaye, renowned for its magnificent beach is the family beach par excellence.