Aquitaine Sports & Outdoors

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    arriving Fronton Saint Palais
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    the stadium or Fronton
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Aquitaine Sports & Outdoors

  • Saint Palais Fronton

    This is the regional sport of the basques people and by now spread to other countries in the Americas , Spain, and France.The one at Saint Palais is simple old fashioned and I took some shots to remind me of my younger days when my father will take me to these games.It already had two youngsters from town world champions in pelote basque.In French...

  • Ride the waves on the Basque coast!

    Oral tradition says that surfing appeared on the Basque coast in 1957, when Californians working for the movie “The sun also rises” from Hemingway’s novel, scenes of which were recorded in Biarritz, imported their long boards to use them on the Biarritz “Chambre d’Amour” beach where they impressed the local pelotaris (Basque pelota players) who...

  • Walk (a part of) the santiago de...

    Through this region there are 4 roads to Santiago de Compostella coming together. The rails and the religious buildings on the trail such as the abbey of La Sauve -Majeure and the abbey of St-Ferme are on the Unesco list. So if you feel like hiking a bit, this might be just your thing to do

  • Petanque/Boules

    Boules is still such a popular sport in many parts of France and this region is no exception. The average age is not young but the people we saw playing looked fit and were certainly young at heart.

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