Villages in the purest traditions

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

At 45 minutes, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is the capital of the Basque province of Lower Navarre. It is built on the historic highway between France and Spain in the Pyrenees. It is also one of the most important steps towards "Saint-Jacques de Compostela" choke point before crossing the mountains.

The city is divided by the river Nive, crossed by an old stone bridge surmounted by a tower of pink sandstone. The beautiful main street then climbs to the citadel, surrounded by houses of the XV or XVI century.

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  • The ramparts,
  • The Church of Our Lady
  • The "Pont Neuf"
  • Prison bishops
  • the Citadel
  • The fortifications which the Porte Saint-Jacques is a World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO
  • Market every Monday


Cambo les Bains

At 20 minutes, Cambo les Bains is a city Labourdine but also a spa. We discover the narrow streets, laundry, the Roman bridge, and houses bright whitewashed with wood paneling and bright by red blood.
 
On the heights of low-cambo, to the "road crown" scatter splendid farms labourdines the quintessential Basque architecture the Villa Arnaga.

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Espelette

At 20 minutes, Espelette is a village that has, over time, preserve its authenticity with its beautiful houses, the recently restored castle, its church, its wash ... Espelette is also known for its chili.
 
Chili Day takes place every year on the last weekend of October.


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