Nestled in the heart of a splendid bay facing Saint jean de Luz, Ciboure is a picturesque holiday destination in the Basque Country.
Anchored between the sea and the mountains, the small seaside resort of Ciboure is an artist’s village.
Animated all year round in all seasons, Ciboure is an undeniable tourist destination. You will reach it very quickly from the camping Merko Lacarra, by shuttle, car and why not by bike for the more sporty.
If you come to stay in our campsite near Ciboure, in caravaning, tent, or even in mobile home rental, here are the things not to be missed in Ciboure, do not hesitate to consult the Ciboure tourist office http://www.ciboure.fr/.
The Ciboure beach is a pretty fine sandy beach. It is protected by the bay’s dikes and allows swimming and various water activities to be practiced. Easy to access, Ciboure beach is supervised during the summer season. Extending the beach of Ciboure, the beach of Le Carré is also a beach of fine sand. At low tide, this beach offers small basins between the rocks. At Ciboure, the beach of Fort located at the foot of Fort Socoa is supervised in summer. This small beach of fine sand offers a panoramic view of the bay of Saint jean de Luz. At the entrance to the port, near the historic centre of Ciboure, the beach of the Port awaits you. Like all beaches in Ciboure, the beach of Le Port is a beach of fine sand. And finally, the beach of the dinghies is the fifth beach of Ciboure. It is reserved only for the Socoa nautical base. Swimming is prohibited.
According to the inscription at the entrance, the construction of
Saint-Vincent Church in Ciboure was completed in 1572. However, it dates back to the 12th century. It was the only church in Ciboure until 1575. It is classified Historic Monument, as well as the 16th century forged gate and the paved square. Its bell tower, unique in the Pays Basque, is surprisingly octagonal in shape with two floors. 47 meters long, the church of Saint-Vincent of Ciboure is equipped with a superb square paved with tombstones. In the centre, you will notice a large stone cross dating from 1760. Inside, admire the beautiful order of the choir, raised by nine steps, its profitable with its twisted columns, its beautiful statue of Our Lady of Peace, all in gilded wood of refined elegance.
Called along the Ravel wharf, the small marina of Ciboure is used as a shelter for small pleasure craft from six to sixteen metres in length. It is intermunicipal and offers 81 boat places, and is accessible all year round. As for its fishing port, it is used to house a fleet of boats for artisanal fishing. Built in the 12th century, the fishing port of Ciboure is a charming and picturesque place.
Find more information on http://www.ciboure.fr/.