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 3 weeks in January.
Closed on 22nd and 30th of September 2018.

Guided tours are in french, but you can also discover the castle with a leaflet in English.


Trip Advisor - Certificado de Excelencia del Castillo Observatorio Abbadia


Castle observatory Abbadia

Route de la Corniche

Tel : +33 5 59 20 04 51
Fax : + 33 5 59 20 90 51

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