List of sites to visit
The Basque Museum
The museum includes more than 2000 objects and works of art in an exceptional collection focusing on the Basque Country and the history of Bayonne, a fusion of Basque, Gascony and Jewish cultures.
The Château d’Urtubie has belonged to the same family since 1341 and has witnessed 6 centuries of history in the Basque Country. Visit of the castle and grounds and an exhibition on the health-giving properties of local plants.
The Castle of the Dukes of Gramont
A journey through 6 centuries of history relating to the Duke of Gramont family in this magnificent castle, which has recently been restored. The 15th century fortified tower offers a unique 360° panorama over the Bidouze valley and the Pyrenees M...
A Unesco world heritage site, the Hôpital-Saint-Blaise church presents a surprising cocktail of half-Romanesque, half-Moorish architectural styles! Visits with audio commentary and sound and lightshows.
An attractive residential 17th century listed historical monument. Inside, visitors can view ornate sculpted fireplaces, a library of old books and timbers in the shape of an upside-down ship’s hull.
Bayonne Tourist Office : guided tour
Bayonne reveals its secrets during these fascinating guided tours: behind the scenes at the Cathedral, dusk night tours, on the ramparts, in privately-owned residences, or encountering chocolate manufacturers.