Photo of the French gardens at Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

Discover Cambo-les-Bains and the Basque Country

Peace of mind

  • Our personalized days run from Monday to Saturday according to availability, and can be modified on request,
  • The bus driver receives all services free of charge,
  • Our days don’t require the services of a guide, as you are welcomed and supervised on each site by our partners,
  • However, as an option, we can offer you the services of an accompanying guide to help you and your group leader make the most of your day, so that they can enjoy it stress-free and with complete peace of mind,
  • Tours are organized for 20 people minimum. For smaller groups, rates are available on request,
  • For any request for a multi-day stay in the Basque Country, with or without accommodation, and with or without transport, contact us and we’ll work out a tailor-made program with you.
  • Your contact: Agnès on +33 (0)5 59 29 70 25
Photo vue drone Cambo-les-Bains Pays basque

From €37.30

In the footsteps of Edmond Rostand and chocolate

This fun-filled day includes a visit to the Cambo-les-Bains spa, a favorite of Edmond Rostand.

Practical information

This price includes per person: visit to Villa Arnaga and Chocolaterie Puyodebat, lunch in one of our partner restaurants 1/4 wine and coffee per person, excluding supplements mentioned, all services free of charge for the bus driver and administration fees.

This price does not include: guided tour of Cambo-les-Bains (on request), transport, accompaniment outside partner sites, personal expenses.

Your day in action

Click on the schedule to see the details.

You’ll be welcomed at Villa Arnaga, the home that Edmond Rostand, author of Cyrano de Bergerac, had built between 1903 and 1906, in Cambo-les-Bains.

Listed as a Monument Historique and a Musée de France, the Villa Arnaga, a magical residence steeped in history, opens its doors to you on a tour that takes you from its sumptuous décor to the paths of its formal garden.

Exclusive to OT

Take advantage of an exclusive service offered by the Cambo-les-Bains Tourist Office, with a never-before-seen presentation of the grandiose French gardens, restored according to the plans of architect Joseph-Albert Tournaire and the writer. The gardens are now laid out in the same way as they were in Rostand’s day. Listed as Historic Monuments, they have also been awarded the prestigious “Jardin Remarquable” label by the French Ministry of Culture.

View of Villa Arnaga and its gardens from the pergola in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country
View of Edmond Rostand's desk in the Villa Arnaga library
View of the dining room at Mendi Berdea restaurant in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

MENDI BERDEA RESTAURANT MENU

Capacity: 40 people

INPUT

Piquillo cream, Aldabia poultry rillettes with herbs, ewe crumble

Or Panacotta with green asparagus and wild garlic, salmon tartar, Iberian lomo chips.

MAIN COURSE

Low-temperature pork loin, Basque cider sauce, vegetable risotto

Or Back of hake a la plancha, lemon caramel sauce, grilled vegetables with Provence herbs.

DESSERT

Lime fromage blanc mousse, seasonal fruit and orange crunch

Or Pot coco, exotic passion fruit and cocoa.

OPTIONAL

Kir white wine blackcurrant or Sangria +3.20€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5€ per person

View of Tante Ursule's dining room

MENU AT AUBERGE CHEZ TANTE URSULE

Capacity 98 people

INPUT

Iraty trout gravelax

Or Œuf basquaise (piperade, poached egg, crispy ham)

Or Amatxi terrine with Espelette pepper.

MAIN COURSE

Veal Axoa with roasted potatoes

Or Crispy-melt pork belly with the garnish of the moment

Or Hake à la Biscayenne

DESSERT

Basque cake

Or Fruit tart

Or Crème brûlée with Madagascar bourbon vanilla

OPTIONAL

Kir basque white wine and black cherry cream + 3.50€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese with Espelette pepper piquillo jam +3€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5 € per person

Interior of Saint-Laurent church, Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

There are two options for discovering downtown Cambo-les-Bains:

Or take advantage of your free time to wander around the pretty spa town of Cambo-les-Bains and discover its many treasures,

Or opt for a guided walking tour of the city center. (rates according to number of people on request).

OPTIONAL

A guided tour of the city is optional. Prices vary according to the number of people. Please consult us.

Group visit to the Puyodebat chocolate factory museum in Cambo-les-Bains aus Pays basque
Photo work at the Puyodebat chocolate factory in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

Visit the de la Chocolaterie-Musée Puyodebat.

Christophe Puyodebat, a passionate artisan chocolatier, welcomes you to a world of gourmet treats and surprising objects that will take you back in time. Throughout the tour, you’ll hear his anecdotes and enjoy his specialities at the final tasting!

Travail du makhila à l'atelier Ainciart Bergara

From €41.80

Characterful encounters with craftsmen in the village of Larressore

From the makhila, the traditional walking stick, worked by the Ainciart Bergara workshop for over 7 generations, to the Espelette chilli pepper from the Conserverie artisanale Bipia, discover Basque know-how!

Practical information

This price includes per person: visits to the Atelier du Makhila, the Conserverie artisanale Bipia, and Villa Arnaga.lunch in one of our partner restaurants 1/4 wine and coffee per person, excluding supplements mentioned, free bus driver and administration fees.

This price does not include: transport, accompaniment outside partner sites, personal expenses.

Your day in action

Click on the schedule to see the details.

Meet us at the Atelier de Fabrication de Makhila Ainciart Bergara, in Larressore, listed by Unesco as a “Métiers d’Art Rares”, and classified as a “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant”.

Discover how this emblematic Basque stick is handcrafted, a tradition maintained by this family for over 7 generations.

The makhila is a witness to the history of the Basque Country. Today, both a walking stick and an art object, the makhila is an honorary emblem handed down from generation to generation.

Did you know? ?

Each makhila is custom-made from loquat wood over 20 years in the making, and adorned with hand-decorated ferrules using a variety of techniques (guilloché, punching, file work and chisel engraving).

A figure wearing a Basque beret, looking out over the landscape with his makhila, a traditional Basque walking stick.

View of the Bipia cannery's workshop for processing Espelette chilli peppers.

Located in the heart of the Espelette chilli PDO zone, Conserverie artisanale BIPIA produces sauces and condiments based on Espelette chilli peppers. She opens her doors for you to discover her work and taste the products she offers.

The most

You’ll leave with a quick and easy recipe revealed by the in-house chef, to make your own recipes at home and enhance your dishes with Espelette chilli pepper.

View of the dining room at Mendi Berdea restaurant in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

MENDI BERDEA RESTAURANT MENU

Capacity: 40 people

INPUT

Piquillo cream, Aldabia poultry rillettes with herbs, ewe crumble

Or Panacotta with green asparagus and wild garlic, salmon tartar, Iberian lomo chips.

MAIN COURSE

Low-temperature pork loin, Basque cider sauce, vegetable risotto

Or Back of hake a la plancha, lemon caramel sauce, grilled vegetables with Provence herbs.

DESSERT

Lime fromage blanc mousse, seasonal fruit and orange crunch

Or Pot coco, exotic passion fruit and cocoa.

OPTIONAL

Kir white wine blackcurrant or Sangria +3.20€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5€ per person

View of Tante Ursule's dining room

MENU AT AUBERGE CHEZ TANTE URSULE

Capacity 98 people

INPUT

Iraty trout gravelax

Or Œuf basquaise (piperade, poached egg, crispy ham)

Or Amatxi terrine with Espelette pepper.

MAIN COURSE

Veal Axoa with roasted potatoes

Or Crispy-melt pork belly with the garnish of the moment

Or Hake à la Biscayenne

DESSERT

Basque cake

Or Fruit tart

Or Crème brûlée with Madagascar bourbon vanilla

OPTIONAL

Kir basque white wine and black cherry cream + 3.50€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese with Espelette pepper piquillo jam +3€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5 € per person

Reflection of the Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains in the Basque Country in the water mirror of the gardens
Photo of the French gardens at Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

You’ll be welcomed at Villa Arnaga, the home that Edmond Rostand, author of Cyrano de Bergerac, had built between 1903 and 1906, in Cambo-les-Bains.

Listed as a Monument Historique and a Musée de France, the Villa Arnaga, a magical residence steeped in history, opens its doors to you on a tour that takes you from its sumptuous décor to the paths of its formal garden.

Exclusive to OT

Take advantage of an exclusive service offered by the Cambo-les-Bains Tourist Office, with a never-before-seen presentation of the grandiose French gardens, restored according to the plans of architect Joseph-Albert Tournaire and the writer. The gardens are now laid out in the same way as they were in Rostand’s day. Listed as Historic Monuments, they have also been awarded the prestigious “Jardin Remarquable” label by the French Ministry of Culture.

Photo de moutons à la ferme Agerria de Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue Pays basque

From €45

Farmhouse delights and heritage

A day full of delicacies and simple pleasures! Visit a family farm with the Bienvenue à la Ferme (Welcome to the Farm) label, where you’ll discover how Ossau Iraty PDO cheese is made, from sheep rearing to the finished product, before sampling the products of the Agerria farm!

Practical information

This price includes per person: visit to Agerria Farm, farm meal at Agerria Farm, 1/4 glass of wine and coffee per person, guided tour of Villa Arnaga, free bus driver and administration fees.

This price does not include: transport, accompaniment outside partner sites, personal expenses.

Your day in action

Click on the schedule to see the details.

10:00 : coffee reception at Ferme Agerria in Saint Martin d’Arberoue, a family farm where Bernadette, Jean-Claude and their daughter Maitena raise dairy sheep. They produce and mature the cheese in compliance with the PDO Ossau-Iraty raw milk specifications. They also raise free-range Pie Noir pigs from the Basque Country.

For the past twenty years, they have been opening the doors of their farms to the public to share their knowledge and know-how, and have been awarded the Bienvenue à la ferme label.

10:30 : guided tour of the farm Discovery of life cycles and vital links: earth, plant, animal, human. The tour will appeal to all five senses, ending with a tasting of cheese, charcuterie and PDO Kintoa ham.

Basque pork belly, piperade

Duck confit, gratin dauphinois

Ossau-Iraty PDO cheese

Basque cake

¼ de vin Irouleguy & coffee

Ossau Iraty cheese ripening Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country
Photo of the fountains at Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains in the Basque Country
Photo of the grand salon at Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

You’ll be welcomed at Villa Arnaga, the home that Edmond Rostand, author of Cyrano de Bergerac, had built between 1903 and 1906, in Cambo-les-Bains.

Listed as a Monument Historique and a Musée de France, the Villa Arnaga, a magical residence steeped in history, opens its doors to you on a tour that takes you from its sumptuous décor to the paths of its formal garden.

Exclusive to OT

Take advantage of an exclusive service offered by the Cambo-les-Bains Tourist Office, with a never-before-seen presentation of the grandiose French gardens, restored according to the plans of architect Joseph-Albert Tournaire and the writer. The gardens are now laid out in the same way as they were in Rostand’s day. Listed as Historic Monuments, they have also been awarded the prestigious “Jardin Remarquable” label by the French Ministry of Culture.

From €47.90

Heritage and delicacies

A day that combines the discovery of a unique heritage with a visit to a farm with the “Bienvenue à la Ferme” label, where you’ll learn how Ossau Iraty PDO cheese is made, from sheep rearing to the finished product, before sampling Agerria farm products!

Practical information

This price includes per person: visits to Villa Arnaga, Agerria Farm, guided tour of La Bastide Clairence, lunch in one of our partner restaurants 1/4 wine and coffee per person, excluding supplements mentioned (All restaurants and menus on page 14), all services free of charge for the bus driver and administration fees.

This price does not include: transport, accompaniment outside partner sites, personal expenses.

Your day in action

Click on the schedule to see the details.

You’ll be welcomed at Villa Arnaga, the home that Edmond Rostand, author of Cyrano de Bergerac, had built between 1903 and 1906, in Cambo-les-Bains.

Listed as a Monument Historique and a Musée de France, the Villa Arnaga, a magical residence steeped in history, opens its doors to you on a tour that takes you from its sumptuous décor to the paths of its formal garden.

Exclusive to OT

Take advantage of an exclusive service offered by the Cambo-les-Bains Tourist Office, with a never-before-seen presentation of the grandiose French gardens, restored according to the plans of architect Joseph-Albert Tournaire and the writer. The gardens are now laid out in the same way as they were in Rostand’s day. Listed as Historic Monuments, they have also been awarded the prestigious “Jardin Remarquable” label by the French Ministry of Culture.

View from the Great Hall over the gardens of Villa Arnaga
View of the dining room at Mendi Berdea restaurant in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

MENDI BERDEA RESTAURANT MENU

Capacity: 40 people

INPUT

Piquillo cream, Aldabia poultry rillettes with herbs, ewe crumble

Or Panacotta with green asparagus and wild garlic, salmon tartar, Iberian lomo chips.

MAIN COURSE

Low-temperature pork loin, Basque cider sauce, vegetable risotto

Or Back of hake a la plancha, lemon caramel sauce, grilled vegetables with Provence herbs.

DESSERT

Lime fromage blanc mousse, seasonal fruit and orange crunch

Or Pot coco, exotic passion fruit and cocoa.

OPTIONAL

Kir white wine blackcurrant or Sangria +3.20€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5€ per person

View of Tante Ursule's dining room

MENU AT AUBERGE CHEZ TANTE URSULE

Capacity 98 people

INPUT

Iraty trout gravelax

Or Œuf basquaise (piperade, poached egg, crispy ham)

Or Amatxi terrine with Espelette pepper.

MAIN COURSE

Veal Axoa with roasted potatoes

Or Crispy-melt pork belly with the garnish of the moment

Or Hake à la Biscayenne

DESSERT

Basque cake

Or Fruit tart

Or Crème brûlée with Madagascar bourbon vanilla

OPTIONAL

Kir basque white wine and black cherry cream + 3.50€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese with Espelette pepper piquillo jam +3€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5 € per person

Street view of Bastide Clairence in the Basque Country

Guided walking tour of La Bastide-Clairence, a Gascon and Navarrese bastide listed as one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in France”.

You’ll discover the heritage of this arts and crafts village, which has retained the structure of the bastides of the southwest: its Basque architecture, its church and cemetery paved with flagstones (unique in the northern Basque country), its Jewish cemetery, and its central rectangular square, Place des Arceaux.

Did you know?

The Bastide-Clairence trinquet is the oldest in France. The wood of its beams has been dated to 1512. In fact, it has the rare distinction of being a former jeu de paume converted into a trinquet.

Welcome to Agerria Farm in Saint Martin d’Arberoue, a family farm where Bernadette, Jean-Claude and their daughter Maitena raise dairy sheep. They produce and mature the cheese in compliance with the PDO Ossau-Iraty raw milk specifications.

They also raise free-range Pie Noir pigs from the Basque Country. For the past twenty years, they have been opening the doors of their farms to the public to share their knowledge and know-how, and have been awarded the Bienvenue à la ferme (Welcome to the Farm) label.

Guided tour of the farm Discovery of life cycles and vital links: earth, plant, animal, man. The tour will appeal to all five senses, ending with a tasting of cheese, charcuterie and PDO Kintoa ham.

View of rue du Trinquet with the festive crowd at the Basque Cake Festival

From €45

The 21st Basque Cake Festival

This autumn day is an opportunity to discover Cambo and its connection with the emblematic cake of the Basque Country. Enjoy a day of entertainment to celebrate the Basque gastronomic tradition!

Practical information

Price per person includes: visit to Villa Arnaga, lunch from Lacouade catering, including coffee and wine by the jug (red and rosé), admission to the Adixkideak men’s choir concert, all services free of charge for the bus driver and administration fees.

This price does not include: transport, accompaniment outside partner sites, personal expenses, drinks other than those on the menu.

Your day in action

Click on the schedule to see the details.

You’ll be welcomed at Villa Arnaga, the home that Edmond Rostand, author of Cyrano de Bergerac, had built between 1903 and 1906, in Cambo-les-Bains.

Listed as a Monument Historique and a Musée de France, the Villa Arnaga, a magical residence steeped in history, opens its doors to you on a tour that takes you from its sumptuous décor to the paths of its formal garden.

Exclusive to OT

Take advantage of an exclusive service offered by the Cambo-les-Bains Tourist Office, with a never-before-seen presentation of the grandiose French gardens, restored according to the plans of architect Joseph-Albert Tournaire and the writer. The gardens are now laid out in the same way as they were in Rostand’s day. Listed as Historic Monuments, they have also been awarded the prestigious “Jardin Remarquable” label by the French Ministry of Culture.

Photo of the front façade of Villa Arnaga and its reflection in the first pool in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country
Interior photo of Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

MENU

Piquillo cod casserole

Ballotine of poultry stuffed with morel mushrooms, served with gratin dauphinois

Ewe’s milk cheese with black cherry jam, salad

Basque cream cake.

Coffee and wine by the jug (red and rosé) included.

Photo of Basque cake in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country
Basque cake on a plank presented to the public for tasting

Free time in the city Immerse yourself in the heart of a Basque festival, and enjoy more than 100 exhibitors in the town center, non-stop from 10am to 7pm!

Sale of Basque cakes at the Eguzkia stand.

Regional produce and crafts market with label products from the Basque country, and the best craftspeople (in partnership with CMA64).

Musical street pass Festive itinerant concerts featuring traditional music (bandas, gaiteros, trikilari, Basque dances, etc.).

Basque songs with the Adixkideak men’s choir from Anglet at Eglise Saint Laurent in Cambo-les-Bains.

Every year, a Basque choir concert is held in the magnificent Saint Laurent church. The choirs Adixkideak from Anglet and Oldarra from Biarritz alternate their performances every other year.

18:00 End of performance

Basque choir concert in Saint Laurent church
Vue aérienne sur le château d'Abbadia à Hendaye au Pays basque

From €46.70

Maisons des illustres Day

A day between the mountains and the ocean, where you can visit two of the Basque country’s most emblematic landmarks: Villa Arnaga and Château d’Abbadia, both of which have been awarded the Maison des Illustres label, in association with their two genius creators!

Practical information

This price includes per person: visit to Villa Arnaga and Château Abbadia, lunch in one of our partner restaurants 1/4 wine and coffee per person, excluding supplements mentioned (All restaurants and menus on page 14), all services free of charge for the bus driver and administration fees.

This price does not include: transport, accompaniment outside partner sites, personal expenses.

You’ll be welcomed at Villa Arnaga, the home that Edmond Rostand, author of Cyrano de Bergerac, had built between 1903 and 1906, in Cambo-les-Bains.

Listed as a Monument Historique and a Musée de France, the Villa Arnaga, a magical residence steeped in history, opens its doors to you on a tour that takes you from its sumptuous décor to the paths of its formal garden.

Exclusive to OT

Take advantage of an exclusive service offered by the Cambo-les-Bains Tourist Office, with a never-before-seen presentation of the grandiose French gardens, restored according to the plans of architect Joseph-Albert Tournaire and the writer. The gardens are now laid out in the same way as they were in Rostand’s day. Listed as Historic Monuments, they have also been awarded the prestigious “Jardin Remarquable” label by the French Ministry of Culture.

Reflection of the Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains in the Basque Country in the water mirror of the gardens
Photo of the peacock at the Villa Arnaga in Cambo-les-Bains in the Basque Country
View of the dining room at Mendi Berdea restaurant in Cambo-les-Bains Basque Country

MENDI BERDEA RESTAURANT MENU

Capacity: 40 people

INPUT

Piquillo cream, Aldabia poultry rillettes with herbs, ewe crumble

Or Panacotta with green asparagus and wild garlic, salmon tartar, Iberian lomo chips.

MAIN COURSE

Low-temperature pork loin, Basque cider sauce, vegetable risotto

Or Back of hake a la plancha, lemon caramel sauce, grilled vegetables with Provence herbs.

DESSERT

Lime fromage blanc mousse, seasonal fruit and orange crunch

Or Pot coco, exotic passion fruit and cocoa.

OPTIONAL

Kir white wine blackcurrant or Sangria +3.20€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5€ per person

View of Tante Ursule's dining room

MENU AT AUBERGE CHEZ TANTE URSULE

Capacity 98 people

INPUT

Iraty trout gravelax

Or Œuf basquaise (piperade, poached egg, crispy ham)

Or Amatxi terrine with Espelette pepper.

MAIN COURSE

Veal Axoa with roasted potatoes

Or Crispy-melt pork belly with the garnish of the moment

Or Hake à la Biscayenne

DESSERT

Basque cake

Or Fruit tart

Or Crème brûlée with Madagascar bourbon vanilla

OPTIONAL

Kir basque white wine and black cherry cream + 3.50€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese with Espelette pepper piquillo jam +3€ per person

Ewe’s milk cheese & black cherry jam +5 € per person

Guided tour of Château Observatoire Abbadia in Hendaye, a listed historic monument and Maison des Illustres.

This neo-Gothic building, inspired by inspired by the fortified castles of the Middle Ages, it bears the mark of its owner Antoine d’Abbadie’s orientalist passion and houses a former astronomy observatory, which is also open to the public.

Take advantage of the reception pavilion to browse the boutique and the scenographic area, and immerse yourself in the life of this exceptional man.

Photo of Visit to Château d'Abbadia in the Basque Country

Tailor-made days!

We can create an à la carte program to suit your needs and desires!