The French Basque Country is located in southwestern France. There are world-famous surf spots and beautiful rock cliffs. It stretches from Bayonne to Hendaye and there are many places to visit. You will be surprised by its lands and its small villages as charming as mysterious. Ready for the visit? 🚂
Hendaye is one of the southernmost cities of the French Basque Country. It is famous for its surf spots, paddle, water ski and its Grande Plage. It’s a must if you pass by in the area. Be careful, motorhomes’ parking are very regulated, only a few parking spaces are provided for campers.
Biarritz is a city that is different from other cities in the region. The city has a large selection of shops and restaurants that drive lively the historic center. For a short walk, the “Côte des Basques” and the “Rocher de la Vierge” will seduce you with their beautiful landscapes. Biarritz is also known for its thalassotherapy facilities, ideal for a moment of relaxation after a long walk.
Bayonne is a very famous city especially for the traditional local gastronomy, the atmosphere is very lively and especially during the evening in the restaurants and bars on the right bank of the Nive.
If you visit this region in August, you have the opportunity to attend the famous Feria “Fête de Bayonne”. The Basque culture is celebrated there and the mandatory dress code is the regional colors, the white and the red.
In Saint-Jean-de-Luz you can walk along the Jacques Thibaud promenade and stop at the port to enjoy local specialties. If you have time, you can also visit the city’s botanical garden, which is as big as beautiful.
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Bidarray is a quiet but dynamic village. For sport lovers, the village offers a wide range of sports activities, including water activities and hiking on the ridge of Iparla.
The village also hosts the pilgrims of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle. The local festivals of Bidarray, which are organized every year in July, enjoy an excellent reputation.
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