Opened in June 2012, the new Boulevard de la Mer is the ideal showcase for Hendaye's local heritage, being decidedly modern while at the same time preserving its identity.
It ensures equal and fair access to the public areas for all users while improving safety and encouraging the expansion of tourism in the town.
It's the perfect place to enjoy a stroll as a family at the end of the day or to take part in festive events, and is always popular with joggers and rollerbladers.
The Boulevard de la Mer also forms an extension to the EuroVelo no.1 long distance cycle route (or Vélodyssée) from Roscoff to Hendaye, (i.e. 1,256 km) and a junction between the coastal trail and the bay trail.
Finally, this is a must for anyone keen to discover the listed facades of 70 neo-Basque villas, built between 1900 and 1930...