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Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a small, picturesque town in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of southwestern France, located on the coast of the Bay of Biscay. It is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, as it offers a unique combination of breathtaking natural beauty, a vibrant culture, and a rich history.

Geographically, Saint-Jean-de-Luz is situated on a narrow strip of land between the Adour River and the Atlantic Ocean. The town is surrounded by lush green hills and rolling valleys, and its coastline is dotted with sandy beaches and rocky cliffs. Its mild climate and convenient location make it an ideal spot for year-round vacations.

The town of Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a long and storied history. Originally a fishing village, it was a strategic port during the Hundred Years War. It was also the site of the 1660 marriage of King Louis XIV of France and the Spanish princess Maria Theresa. This event was so important that the town was granted tax-free status in perpetuity.

In the 19th century, Saint-Jean-de-Luz became a fashionable resort for the French aristocracy. The town is renowned for its cuisine, with a strong Basque influence. Its colorful architecture and cobblestone streets are a testament to its past, and the old fishing port is still in use today.

Today, Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a popular tourist destination, offering a variety of activities and attractions. Its lively harbor is a great spot for fishing and sailing, and the beaches are perfect for swimming and sunbathing. The town also hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year, making it a great place to visit any time of year.

Excursion tips for a day in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

As a tourist in Saint-Jean-de-Luz in France, there are many exciting activities to enjoy in the area. Here is a list of possible activities to do in a day:

1. Visit the Citadel of Saint-Jean-de-Luz and explore its military history and architecture.
2. Relax on the beach of the Cote des Basques and take in the stunning views.
3. Explore the historic center of Saint-Jean-de-Luz and its colorful Basque houses.
4. Take a boat ride out to the small islands of the Bay of Biscay.
5. Visit the nearby fishing village of Ciboure and its picturesque harbor.
6. Take a guided tour of the Chateau of Louis XIV and learn about its royal history.
7. Sample some of the local cuisine and seafood dishes at one of the many restaurants in town.
8. Go shopping at the local markets and boutiques.
9. Take a hike or bike ride along the coastal trails.
10. Spend a day at one of the nearby golf courses.

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The climate in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Saint-Jean-de-Luz in France experiences mild temperatures throughout the year, with warm summers and mild winters. In spring and autumn, the weather is usually mild and rainy, while in summer the temperatures can reach up to 25°C and in winter they can drop to around 10°C. The region is also known for its high levels of humidity, especially during the summer months, and its frequent rainfall. Overall, the climate in Saint-Jean-de-Luz is mild and generally pleasant, making it a great destination for year-round holidays.

Cruise weather for Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Our weather forecast for Saint-Jean-de-Luz helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 15.7 °C
12.6 m/s
33.1 m/s
90.8 %
24.1 m
79.8 %
1,018 hPa
06:42:01
21:43:21
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 24.3 °C
min: 17.1 °C
9.0 m/s
27.4 m/s
63.0 %
24.1 m
83.6 %
1,019 hPa
06:42:55
21:42:34
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 17.1 °C
9.0 m/s
32.4 m/s
55.9 %
22.4 m
85.6 %
1,019 hPa
06:43:50
21:41:46
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 21.3 °C
min: 20.5 °C
18.4 m/s
23.4 m/s
49.6 %
24.1 m
79.6 %
1,019 hPa
06:44:47
21:40:56
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 21.2 °C
min: 19 °C
13.8 m/s
13.6 m/s
4.3 %
24.1 m
72.5 %
1,018 hPa
06:45:44
21:40:03
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 22.1 °C
min: 18.4 °C
13.7 m/s
13.0 m/s
2.5 %
24.1 m
79.9 %
1,019 hPa
06:46:41
21:39:09
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 21.4 °C
min: 20.4 °C
16.2 m/s
15.5 m/s
87.2 %
23.0 m
83.6 %
1,021 hPa
06:47:40
21:38:13
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 20.2 °C
min: 19.4 °C
16.6 m/s
16.9 m/s
69.2 %
24.1 m
72.1 %
1,021 hPa
06:48:39
21:37:15
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 20.2 °C
min: 19.1 °C
14.4 m/s
15.1 m/s
44.4 %
24.1 m
67.1 %
1,021 hPa
06:49:39
21:36:15
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 21.9 °C
min: 16.4 °C
22.7 m/s
28.8 m/s
0.1 %
24.1 m
76.5 %
1,020 hPa
06:50:40
21:35:14
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 22.8 °C
min: 19.3 °C
16.6 m/s
18.7 m/s
0.5 %
24.1 m
77.1 %
1,018 hPa
06:51:41
21:34:10
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 24.6 °C
min: 21.8 °C
23.4 m/s
28.8 m/s
4.1 %
24.1 m
79.9 %
1,017 hPa
06:52:42
21:33:05
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 21.9 °C
min: 20.7 °C
28.1 m/s
32.4 m/s
31.9 %
20.3 m
86.0 %
1,019 hPa
06:53:45
21:31:59

Cruises to Saint-Jean-de-Luz

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Scheduled ship calls in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
May 4th 2025 Sunday, 4th of May 2025 LE LYRIAL 08:00 am 08:00 pm
May 13th 2025 Tuesday, 13th of May 2025 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 10th 2026 Sunday, 10th of May 2026 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am

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