The Basque Country deserves a deep stay in the heart of a natural environment, of all beauty, it is delimited in the North by the river Bidassoa and the Pyrenees which separate it from the Spanish Basque Country.
The region seduces lovers of idleness, the coast offers a range of leisure activities, surfing, golf rafting, cycling, sailing … not to mention hiking, coastal path on the Basque Corniche from Bidart to Hendaye to Pasaia in Spain, the great hike (GR10) from Hendaye to St Jean Pied de Port up the summit of the Rhune (905m), the first of the Pyrenean chain, breathtaking panorama, populated by small ponies Basque free “pottoks”.
Our Campsite Basque Country located in Hendaye will allow you to discover all the treasures of the region.
Discover the interior still alive to the rhythm of traditions (songs and Basque dances), colorful markets (sheep cheese from the Ossau Valley, Bayonne ham, txistorras, cider …) where the ride is the essential leisure, and enjoy the charm and tranquility of remote villages and valleys: Sare and the Museum of Basque Cake, Zugarramurdi, the hamlet of witches and its cave, Ainhoa, among the most beautiful villages in France, with their pediments, theater of parties pelota, traditional sport, Espelette, city of pepper hanging in blood garland garland, cradle of Basque linen, Itxassou and cherry specialties, St Jean-Pied de Port, heart of the Basque Country, crossed by the pilgrims of Compostelle, with its Porte St Jacques, classified World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO …
The Basque Country is festive and gourmet, you will be seduced by its traditional festivals, ferias and bandas (Feast of Chipiron, tuna festival, Bayonne festivals) you will succumb to the temptation of the famous “pintxos”, miniature delights that we tasted in bars and restaurants.
Change of scenery with the tourist routes of the Coast of the Basque Country, Saint Jean de Luz, the fishing port opposite the House of the Infante of Spain, the Academy Ravel (essential rendez-vous for the music lovers in Spring and in September), the homeland of the macaroon, Biarritz, the rock of the Virgin, the Old Port, Bayonne, the cathedral, the ramparts, the old Bayonne, the chocolate workshop without forgetting Biriatou, its pediment, its church near Basque village from Hendaye, Ciboure and Fort de Socoa, the beaches of Bidart and Guéthary with the splendid panorama on the Bay of Biscay.
Cross the Bidassoa, river border between France and Spain: the boat trip, Marie-Louise, Hendaye’s marina, takes you to Hondarribia Hondarribia picturesque fishing village. The “topo” (euskal tren) of Hendaye train station takes you to St Sebastian (Donostia), European Capital of Culture 2016, rain of stars at the Michelin Restaurants Guide, pearl of Cantabria, at the Bay shaped shell, the beach of La Concha, the Aquarium, Mount Igueldo, el casco viejo (old quarter). The festivities are legion gig gig Jazz on the beach at the end of July, the “semana grande” mid-August with concerts, parades, and especially a fireworks contest bringing together fireworks from around the world and finally the festival International Cinema Festival in September. The festivities of San Fermin and the “encierro” (release of bulls in the streets of the city) in Pamplona at the beginning of July are world famous. The hinterland is proudly represented by Bilbao and the Guggenheim Museum.
The Spanish coast, with magnificent panoramas is equally attractive, villages of Pasajes, Zumaia, the beaches of Zarauz, Getaria …