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Review of Biarritz by Locals

Biarritz by Locals
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Walking Historical Tour of Biarritz
Ranked #1 of 4 Food & Drink in Biarritz
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: At Biarritz by locals we offer authentic cultural, gastronomic and sport tours; whether you’re a foodie or a sportsman, you will find the tour that suits you! Join us and experience Biarritz the local way.Our selection includes Cooking Classes, Market Lunch Tours, Tapas Nights, walking historical tour, dinner at a local's surfing, cesta punta and more adventures...
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

Biarritz by Locals is an exceptional company. They gave us the best service and tour of our whole European trip. Everyone involved was so personable and friendly. They planned our trip just perfect.

We ourselves had a bit of trouble and Greg was the most helpful person we could have run into. He went way beyond and way out of his way for us and we love him for all he did for us. They all were so friendly that we felt like we had known them for years.

Greg, was so friendly and nice to us we just have to say he is the BEST!

Kris was our guide and oh, she was totally wonderful and so knowledgeable. We didn't want the tour to end. She took us to some exceptional and extraordinary places and gave us more than just a tour. We saw and visited the most beautiful places in Biarritz. She was absolutely wonderful!!

Dominic was our driver and he was friendly and helpful as well.

They all went way out of their way for us and we so appreciate them.

We would recommend this company to anyone and certainly would use them again on another visit.

Thank Cathez4
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Greg0112, Owner at Biarritz by Locals, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2012

Thanks so much!
It was a true pleasure meeting and I hope to hear back from you soon!


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Reviewed July 2, 2012

The market lunch tour was very good. The tour guide was American by birth, but she has lived in Biarritz for more than a decade, so she knew her way around and was on friendly terms with all of the vendors we visited. There was enough food that I was full by the end of the tour (even though, as expected from a walking tour, the portions weren't big). The tour was an interesting mix of local history and information about the food, and ending with wine and/or tea and coffee was perfect. Highly recommended, especially for those tourists who might not know a lot of French. It was an island of fun and good conversation in an unfamiliar (but still friendly) Basque French town.

Thank Nik M
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

Greg organized a cooking class for us and our group loved it. Paul, the chef, was fun and easy to work with. He created a fresh, local menu that was delicious and taught us some new cooking techniques. I will be using both the recipes and techniques on my own soon! If you are interested in learning about the local cuisine, I highly recommend this during your stay in Biarritz.

1  Thank meggalg
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

I started corresponding with Greg who was very responsive and helpful. I decided to book the Market Tour and my boyfriend and I took a private tour with Emily and had an amazing time. It was great to be able to experience the classic foods of Biarritz all the while understanding what we were eating and meeting and conversing with the locals. Emily's English is perfect and it was a treat to be able to spend some time with a true local, asking questions and getting some free advice on some other great things to do/see that we would have otherwise missed out on. It is obvious from the relationships that Emily has with all of the local vendors that she is well known and liked by everyone and we can join that growing list. A visit to her family owned cafe at the end of the trip was an added bonus as we got to meet her mom and cousin and this added a true personal touch.

Thank Ali M
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Reviewed April 12, 2012

The market lunch tour we had with Greg was definitely one of the best things we did during our stay in Biarritz. Whoever who is not worried to start the day by having a glass of wine following by another glass of wine and a little bit more wine combining it with very delicious food, should not hesitate and take the tour. It's a great fun with lots of laugh and happy memories afterwards. The market in itself is a great experience and having someone local showing you around makes it even more special. Market lunch tour is highly recommended. Thanks for a great start of the day!

3  Thank Egle V
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