Relive Antoine d’Abbadie’s voyages in his own home which was built at the end of the 19th century by Eugène Viollet le Duc.
The Castle observatory Abbadia is a site beyond your imagination !
Overhanging the sheer clives of Hendaye in the middle of a moor, he was built between 1864 and 1884 by Viollet le Duc for Antoine d'Abbadie who was ethnologist, geographer and scientist.
Abbadia is open all year long, except from January 7th to 28th of 2020.
Closed on May 1st, December 25th and 31st.
Guided tours are in french, but you can also discover the castle with a leaflet in English.
COVID-19 : in the current health context, the visit is carried out in accordance with specific measures.
- Before arriving at Abbadia, do not forget to book your ticket online
- It is compulsory to wear a mask from the age of 11.
- The access to the stage is reduced.
- The number of visitors is limited to 19 people (30 before the pandemic).
- If you wish to visit freely, do not forget to charge your mobile phone : after your arrival at Abbadia, you will be given a link to download an electronic document so that you can follow the visit. No leaflet is available.
- In this context, thematic visits may not be available.
Please ask first.
- This summer, for the events, only the scientific workshops for children are maintained. The number of places is reduced from 15 to 8.
Horaires d'ouverture - Tarifs
Voir le dépliant 2020
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