Bayonne: find a park easily
Are you planning to go to Bayonne ? Do not worry about parking your car and park near the station Bayonne to facilitate all your trips. For example, you can park your car at the public parking of the station, place Saint-Ursule or at the private car park Gare de Bayonne - Ibis , boulevard Alsace Lorraine.
What to see and do in Bayonne?
If one thing is certain, it is that the city of Bayonne is rich in historical and architectural heritage. At about fifteen minutes from the station, you will find the fabulous Châteaux-Vieux. It is an old medieval fortress that once housed the garrison and the regional administration. Heading north, in the Saint-Esprit district, discover with wonder the legendary military base of the Citadel. It was built by Vauban in person at the request of Louis XIV. You will have the opportunity to know a little more about this fortified whole on the old Fort Saint-Louis. The Citadel offers a breathtaking view of the entire city of Bayonne from its main gate. Paid parking lots are available in the Saint-Esprit district. Otherwise, by taking the Avenue Henri Grenet you will reach the citadel from the Parking Paulmy in less than 6 minutes. The parking of the station meanwhile is about fifteen minutes from the Citadel.
Bayonne and its cathedral Sainte-Marie, not to be missed
The Sainte-Marie cathedral is also considered an emblematic monument of the city of Bayonne . Classified UNESCO World Heritage, it attracts a good number of visitors, mainly pilgrims from the paths of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. The cathedral is a 7-minute walk from the Paulmy car park and about ten minutes from the Bayonne train station. The city stands out for its commitment to natural heritage. Bayonne carefully maintains more than 180 parks, gardens and green spaces. Among the most beautiful and famous gardens, the Botanical Garden of Bayonne is undoubtedly a reference. Located approximately 350 m from Allée Paulmy, this hanging garden that stands out for the diversity and beauty of its plants is the ideal place for a quiet and relaxing walk.