Gascony & Gironde
Not forgetting the younger ones, the L'île aux enfants near Hourtin Port hosts the Bambino Party every June, which includes activities for children from the age of 3 months to 12 years and takes place on Ile aux Enfants. 2019 dates to be confirmed.
The Biarritz Cup (dating back to 1898) is the oldest, and most important, golf tournament in France. The 4 day competition is for amateurs. Held every July at the Golf du Phare, it is a high profile event with nearly 500 competitors, attracting more than 5,000 spectators. 2019 dates to be confirmed.
The Biarritz Surf Festival, held every July, is Europe's biggest watersports event. It is a week long extravaganza drawing in the best professional surfers from across the world. Often attracting more than 200,000 spectators the event is famous for its long board contests, paddle board racing and body surfing amongst others. Music, dance, films and parties take the festival on into the evening! 2019 dates to be confirmed.