Oceanfront but also close to the mountains, Basque country offers you various activities, walks within nice towns or villages, all full of interest.
You will stron in peace and quiet and will appreciate the pedestrian part, source of tranquility and relaxation.thiw town counts with many attractive features : from an historical point of view, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, was a corsairs town at the beginning of the 17th century, from an architectural point of view, the town counts many famous constructions. Gastronomy is also a nice feature to discover since you will taste some of the treasures of Basque country : “ttoro”, the basque fish soup, or the yummy macarons from Adam.
From the old marina to the Grande Plage, walking by the Rocher de la Vierge, Biarritz will show you the best of the Oceanfront. Biarritz has many museums, restaurants, ice-cream makers and trendy shops.
Bayonne is located at the confluence of Adour and Nive rivers. Rich of gourmet traditions , Bayonne was 400 ago the first chocolate town and is currently famous for its ham. The food made of Basque, French and Spanish cultures is present in all the numerous restaurants in the town. Guided tours will allow you to discover the fortified town by Vauvan and discover its fascinating architecture and timbering houses.
Located in the inside of Basque country, 20mn driving from the coast, Espelette is famous for its chill. This colorful village presents authentic traditions thanks to many cultural activities (basque dances, concerts, markets…)
This medieval city offers a large historical and architectural heritage. The high wall, the four gates (the Saint-Jacques gate is an historical entrance for pilgrims heading to Compostelle and is classified by UNESCO) and the citadel which overhangs the town by 70m high are testimonies of History. Every Monday, producers from the Vallée des Aldudes and from all Basque country attend the market and are present to gastronomical trade shows.