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New Aquitaine Pyrénées-Atlantiques URT
  • In the heart of the Basque Country
  • In the Adour Valley
  • Less than 30 minutes from Bayonne and Biarritz

welcome to camping Etche Zahar

Explore the Basque Country from Camping Etche Zahar. 500 meters from the pretty village of Urt, overlooking the Adour river, and 30 minutes from the Basque and Landes beaches, we will welcome you in the heart of nature, in a calm and enchanting place.

Au Camping Etche Zahar, the natural environment and space are privileged. Campers, cyclo-campers and camping-cars benefit from 47 large pitches in the middle of the greenery. Chalets and mobile homes await holidaymakers in search of comfort. For those who would like to try their hand at glamping, furnished tents and rustic chalets will be the first step towards a new way of camping. You will also enjoy a beautiful aquatic area and a paddling pool for the little ones which will refresh you during the beautiful summer days. In addition, several playgrounds are available and the bowling alley will delight fans of pétanque. Finally, enjoy your stay at Camping Etche Zahar to introduce you to soka tira, the tug of war so popular in the Basque Country, or the famous Basque pelota.

Activities in the Basque Country

The famous waves of the Basque coast await water sports enthusiasts. In addition, for nature lovers, walking and cycling routes around the Camping Etche Zahar will delight careful observers of wildlife and especially birds. Many ornithological reserves are indeed present in the region. Several short hike circuits are also accessible from the exit of the camping. As for bikers, they will enjoy beautiful winding roads through the Basque passes. But you will never enjoy the Val d'Adour maritime so well as on your bike. Indeed, on flat ground along the rivers for bucolic walks or on the Vélodyssée, it is all the diversity of the Basque landscape that will be available to you! 

A pretty camping 3 stars in the heart of the Basque Country awaits you for a vacation between ocean and mountain!

500 meters from the village of Urt, a pretty village overlooking the Adour, the Camping Etche Zahar welcomes you in a calm and enchanting place, from the beginning of April to the beginning of October. 47 pitches and rentals await you in this camping family. Arrivals and departures are made 7 days a week, whenever you want.

Equipment of the camping etche zahar

Outdoor pool

Come and enjoy and rest after a beautiful day of strolling in our aquatic area. A swimming pool and its paddling pool for the little ones await you for pleasant family moments.

Play areas

Several play areas are available on the Camping Etche Zahar, including a climbing playground and swings for all ages.

The common room, the Grange, has a table football and a ping-pong table. Adults will meet around the bowling alley, available for their games of pétanque. We also suggest that you introduce you to soka tira (tug of war), a typical sport of the Basque Country.


You will find washing machines and a tumble dryer at your disposal in the sanitary block. You will also find a space dedicated to air drying your laundry.



You will find all the information you need at the reception of the Camping Etche Zahar to have a successful stay in the Basque Country. Hiking and cycling routes, mountain biking trails, canoe trips and tourist activities are listed there. Also a partner of the Tourist Office, the camping will be able to provide you with the appropriate advice according to your desires for a successful holiday. 


You will also find at the reception of the camping Etche Zahar books for young and old. They are made available to you free of charge. We also offer a local game to discover the Basque Country, its heritage, agriculture, environment, culture and geography. You will soon know all the secrets of a territory stretching from the Adour Valley to the Baigura and Ursuya Mountains!

In addition, a local press table, renewed daily, is at your disposal at the reception of the Camping Etche Zahar. If needed, the camping can lend you irons and hairdryers.


You can enjoy bread and pastries every morning to order. One evening a week you will be offered organic sourdough bread. 

Snack bar Camping Etche Zahar

Near the swimming pool, you can quench your thirst or eat an ice cream during the day and enjoy the snack in the evening.


Meet at La Grange, the common room of the Camping Etche Zahar in which a dining area is set up.

Animations at camping etche zahar

Several activities will also be offered to you during your stay at the Camping Etche Zahar. Group meals, sports activities (canoeing on the Adour river) and sports tournaments (ping-pong tournament) will provide the opportunity to spend unforgettable convivial moments!

Finally, recognition workshops for birds and animals living near the camping will be organized. Signs and documents will help you recognize them. The local flora and fauna will no longer hold any secrets for you.

To prepare your stay, go to pages Accommodation, Themes et Tourism.




  • Catering corner
  • Snack-bar


  • Bakery
  • Press

Practical life

  • Loan of irons and hairdryers
  • Loan of books and games



  • Group meals


  • Sports activities
  • Sports tournaments


  • Educational workshops on flora and fauna


Aquatic center

  • Swimming pool and paddling pool


  • Play areas


  • Baby foot
  • Ping-pong
  • Pétanque bowl field


Discover the diversity of the landscapes of the Basque Country, between the Atlantic coast, river banks, plains and mountains!



Le camping Etche Zahar will offer you pitches and rentals in the middle of nature, in the heart of the Basque Country.



The Basque Country will not lack assets to make your stay a successful holiday!


Average rating of the establishment

8.9 / 10

49 reviews


Services and facilities







Quality / price ratio

9.8 / 10

Kevin S Welcome camping

Type of stay:

As a young couple


Chalet Confort 25 m² / terrace 11 m² 2/4 pers.

Period of stay:

July 2021 7 days

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Detailed note


calm, nature, being able to take our dogs with us to the camping !! Home. Very beautiful region

Accommodation Reviews:

The accommodation is very good for a couple, well equipped, quiet with room for a car. And a quiet corner to sit on the terrace or in the grass. And for the price we are very happy.

10 / 10

SANDRINE S Welcome camping

Type of stay:



Mobile Residence 27 m² / terrace 10 m² 4 pers.

Period of stay:

September 2021 11 days

Posted the :



Detailed note


The calm, serenity, kindness of people


Accommodation Reviews:

Comfort and calm the top location


Response from the establishment:

Thank you for your comments and especially happy to have made you have a good stay.

8.7 / 10

Anthony F Welcome camping

Type of stay:

In family with child (ren)


Unusual Safari tent 16 m² / on 35 m² floor / collective sanitary facilities

Period of stay:

August 2021 8 days

Posted the :



Detailed note


Calm and well-being

Accommodation Reviews:

What a lodge

Response from the establishment:

Thank you for taking the time to leave your impressions and see you again.

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