A weekend to discover the basque country

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A journey to discover the Basque Country, anyone? This is what we offer in a weekend.


The Basque Country, a unique culture

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The Basque Museum and the history of Bayonne

In the Basque Museum and Bayonne history you will discover all the treasures of the Basque cultures through twenty themed rooms. This museum has no less than 2,000 items.

Basque culture is also bullfights. So then do not hesitate to make a detour to the arenas of Bayonne. You can also stroll through the old town where you will find many restaurants at low prices.

The Ecomuseum Pilotari, Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle

Then you will discover another specialty of the Basque Country: Basque Pelota. To do this, take the direction of Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle. In the museum, you will know everything about this game, from its origins to today.

Evening, in your restaurant, please enjoy the many local specialties such as Basque chicken, axoa, or the Espelette pepper.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel Restaurant Pyrenées Atlantique

  • Saint-pee-sur-nivelle
  • 05 59 54 02 22
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Cote Basque Vacances 3*

  • Ciboure
  • 05 59 08 40 00
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Motel Mil

  • Bidart
  • 05 59 54 71 71
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Hôtel du Fronton

  • Bidart
  • 06 8 0 48 5 5 08

A trip through the history of the Basque Country

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Castle of Abbadia, Hendaye

The Basque Country is also beautiful landscapes. Take the direction of Abbadia estate. Facing the ocean, you will enter the castle Abbadia Observatory. This building was built by Antoine d'Abbadie, an ardent defender of its language and culture of the Basque Country. Note that the area offers a beautiful setting on the ocean and the town of Hendaye.

The Caves of Sare, Sare

We end this trip in the Basque Country by Sare Caves. You can visit Lezea the cave. The route is punctuated by the "Txalaparta" a Basque percussion instrument. You will enter this place which served as shelter for humans, but also to the cave bear hibernating there are more than 10,000 years.

Balance

In this trip, we attempted to introduce the Basque culture in different forms. For questions, please feel free to leave us a comment .


Accommodation nearby

hotel-restaurant-pyrenees-atlantique saint-pee-sur-nivelle

Hôtel Restaurant Pyrenées Atlantique

  • Saint-pee-sur-nivelle
  • 05 59 54 02 22
cote-basque-vacances-3 ciboure

Cote Basque Vacances 3*

  • Ciboure
  • 05 59 08 40 00
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Hôtel de la Rhune

  • Ascain
  • 05 59 54 00 04
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Motel Mil

  • Bidart
  • 05 59 54 71 71



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