Biarritz's Main Beach Deserted as G7 Security Forces Restrict Area Ahead of Summit

Biarritz’s famous beach, the Grand Plage, was deserted on August 24, as the area was cleared of holiday-makers and sun-seekers in advance of the G7 summit taking place in seaside venues nearby.

Security measures were enforced throughout the resort town from August 23 onwards, according to reports.

Biarritz airport and train station will be closed from August 23 – 26, as a number of world leaders arrive in the French city for the summit. Credit: Bon Sud Bon Genre via Storyful