Ciboure and Urrugne share this hamlet. It s famous for its fort which protects the small port. You will appreciate the fish restaurants and water sports.
You can go to the beach of Socoa from the camping by an unfrequented road.
To visit in Ciboure Socoa
Ciboure is distinguished from other cities of the Basque Country by its architectural richness. Indeed, this city has some of the most beautiful architectures of the Basque territory. Ancient corsair city, Ciboure Socoa reserves you beautiful discoveries during your holidays in the Basque Country. The monuments to visit are numerous. Starting with Fort Socoa, an imposing structure that served as ramparts facing the bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. It was built under the reign of Louis XIII and improved by Vauban. The visit is accessible to the general public. The Maurice Ravel House, composer of the bolero is also an essential step. Located opposite the marina of Ciboure, this stone house attracts visitors. The visit of Saint Vincent Church seduces more than one visitor, thanks to its octagonal bell tower. Other monuments await your visit to Ciboure Socoa. We can mention the Bourdagain Tower, the Fountain, the wisteria house, the Villa Leihorra, the Virgin Muskoa ... But Ciboure, it is also a remarkable seaside resort of the Atlantic Coast. The beaches of Socoa are appreciated for their beauty and calm. You can combine the pleasures of the beach with historical discoveries.
Activities in Ciboure Socoa
The beaches of Socoa and Ciboure are ideal for families. The huge beaches of the small end are protected by the dikes of the bay to bathe safely. The beaches of Socoa, Carré, Fort, Port and Dériveurs do not fill up all year long. Water sports are also essential. Lovers of the sea and boating can go sailing, windsurfing, diving, jet skiing and many more on the bay. Some do not hesitate to parachute to experience unparalleled sensations! You can always choose boat rides with your loved ones. Other activities such as sea fishing, golf, Basque pelota appeal to lovers of the great outdoors. Do not forget that the coastal path of the Basque Coast goes to Ciboure Socoa. Easily accessible, this route will allow you to discover a rich and exceptional heritage with the Récollets Convent, the lighthouses, the fort of Socoa, the semaphore, the virgin of Muskoa ... The festivals and animations which take place regularly in Socoa and Ciboure are ideal opportunities to learn about local culture.