France - French Basque Country (PDF Chapter)
This is the French Basque Country chapter from Lonely Planet’s France guide-book.
Proud, independent and fiery, the people of the Basque Country are fiercely protective of their history and culture, whether it’s their passion for pelota or their fondness for their spicy chilli pepper, le piment d’Espelette. It’s a fascinating place.
- join surfers and sunbathers on Biarritz’s famous seafront
- sample at one of Bayonne’s celebrated chocolate shops
- hike along the wild coast path, the Sentier du Littoral, between Bidart and Hendaye
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Bayonne, Biarritz, Guéthary, St-Jean de Luz, La Rhune, Ainhoa, Espelette, St-Jean Pied de Port, St-Étienne de Baïgorry.
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