Golf Holidays in Southern France - Basque Region
When most people think of the Basque country, they think of Spain, however the Basque region comprises of 7 provinces, 3 of which are located in France. Here golfers will find their paradise with an array of excellent golf courses, mild weather and a rich culture. For an unforgettable golf escape in France, the Basque region is an unbeatable choice.
The French Basque country situated in the South West merges the elegance and luxury of the French with the colour and vibrancy of the Spanish, creating a European paradise. The region features the glamour of Biarritz and Bayonne, whilst also boasting the country wilderness of Landes and the peaks of the Pyrenees Mountains, a mountain range stretching more than 430 kilometres and rising higher than 3400 metres. With short travel times from the UK, there is no reason not to explore this captivating region on your next golf break in France.
Golf hotels in Southern France - Basque Region
There are a wide range of fantastic golf hotels in the Basque Region. Pick your favourite accommodation from the options below, or click on View More to see our full range of golf resorts in the Basque Region.
Golf courses in Southern France - Basque Region
Look through our range of the best golf courses in the Basque Region below that will be sure to satisfy even the most demanding of golfers. If you have any specific questions about the golf courses you can visit please do get in touch.
Golf in Southern France - Basque Region
8 superb golf courses, Great for a short break, Luxury beach side hotels, Year round golf, Spanish influence, Good value, Excellent cuisine
Two popular golf resorts in the Basque region include Biarritz, a stylish and charming seaside town, and Bordeaux, a vibrant city full of rich culture and history. For a more idyllic golf holiday in France, Biarritz is a better choice, whereas in Bordeaux golfers can enjoy a range of local wines and authentic cuisine at a greater range of restaurants.
Golf courses in the Basque region are smaller than the norm yet by no means are of lesser quality than other golf courses in France. These courses, especially by the area of Biarritz, are surrounded by picturesque woodlands and are made ever more challenging due to the Atlantic breeze. One of the most popular golf courses in the Basque region includes the Golf de Biarritz Le Phare, nestled in the heart of Biarritz. This golf course is uniquely the second oldest mainland golf course in Europe and provides a memorable round of golf on a traditional British layout.
An example of an excellent accommodation option for a luxury golf holiday in the Basque region includes the Golf du Medoc hotel. This new luxury hotel is nestled in the most idyllic setting imaginable in 200 acres of French countryside. This golf resort is one of the most renowned golf destinations in France, and home to two spectacular golf courses, it is not hard to see why. At the Golf du Medoc, golfers can enjoy direct access to the Les Vignes and Les Chateaux golf courses. The Golf du Medoc is the only resort in France whereby both golf courses regularly feature in the ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe’; a true testament to their impeccable quality.