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French Basque Countryside Tour from San Sebastian
"The beautiful and charming town of Saint Jean Pied de Port (Donibane Garazi in Basque) on the foothills of the Pyrenees is our first stop on our tour of the French Basque Countryside. With its beautiful cobbled streets that run down hill across a quaint old bridge over the river Nive the town is renown for being the starting point of the most popular route of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela on The Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago). After a short stroll through the town following the footsteps of the pilgrims we will continue our tour through the small town of St. Étienne de Baïgorry.Deeper into the French Basque Countryside we will cross the fabled
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San Sebastián Run For Fun Tour
"The tour crosses firstly the Old Town where you will go back in time to the middle ages and the battles of the 19th century. Once we leave the Urgull battlefield we will enter into the 21st century San Sebastián whose major symbols are the modern Kursaal Building and the Zurriola beach the favourite beach for youth and surfers. We return to the commercial city centre in order to arrive at the known La Concha beach for many the best urban beach in the world. After crossing the tunnel under the Queens palace
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San Sebastian and Basque Coast Day Trip From Bilbao
"This Basque Country private tour begins with a guided tour of San Sebastian. We will walk along the La Concha beach on the way to the old part of the city. Your private tour guides will point out historical points of interest including the Catedral de Bu the Basilica de Santa Maria and the plaza constitución in the center of the old quarter of the city.The tour also includes a visit to the picturesque outlook of Mt. Igeldo overlooking the entire city of San Sebastian. A stop in the fishing port o with its famous rock formations containing fossils that date back some 100 million years. Here you will find some of the most breathtaking vistas in the entire Basque Country.Throughout this tour of San Sebastian and the Basque coast we will stop some visually stunning photo opportunities and easy treks (if desired).""""The San Sebastian City and Coastal Tour gives you the opportunity to experience the amazing Basque city of San Sebastain. San Sebastian is one of the most beautiful and elegant cities in Europe. The city has some of the best gourmet pintxo (tapas) bars i a quaint old quarter
From EUR175.00

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Tourist Friendly Street Signs

the surfing town of Biarritz is tourists friendly as the street signs in the area specially along the old town and that beach areas have well marked and bright street signs of which they also have...
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Le musée de la mer

Plongez dans le golfe de Gascogne Au cœur de Biarritz, à deux pas de la Grande Plage et dominant l’océan, le musée océanographique de Biarritz propose une approche très complète de l'océan, de sa...
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Klod5
Apr 04, 2011

Why are the trees so malformed?

It is customary in Southern France for trees to be trimmed back extensively every year. I think this trimming looks ugly. I would certainly like to know (1) what trees this is done to and the (2)...
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lonestar_philomath
Mar 30, 2007

La Chapelle Impériale

Erigée en 1864 à la demande impériale d'Eugénie de Montijo, cette charmante chapelle mêlant harmonieusement style roman-byzantin et hispano-mauresque a été dédiée à la vierge noire mexicaine...
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Klod5
Oct 27, 2004

Musée du Chocolat

Association Musée et Plaisir du Chocolat 14 , avenue Beau RivageTél : +33(0)5 59 41 54 64Fax +33(0)5 59 41 54 65museechoco@aol.comHors saison : Fermeture le dimanche, ouvert du lundi au...
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Klod5
Oct 27, 2004

Asiatica

Par la richesse de sa collection et la qualité des oeuvres d'art uniques qu'il présente, ASIATICA se positionne parmi les 5 principaux musées européens d'art oriental.Installée en plein centre ville...
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Oct 27, 2004
 
 
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Musée de la Mer (suite)

Plus de 150 espèces de poissons et invertébrés du golfe de Gascogne, bassin des phoques à vision subaquatique, grotte des squales pour un nez-à-nez inattendu avec les requins, collections (cétacés,...
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Klod5
Oct 27, 2004

Lunch Time

Anytime usually between the hours of one and three is considered lunch time in most of France outside of Paris, though there are some exceptions on both sides of this, in any event in Biarritz this...
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lordofstrings81
Jun 20, 2004

Unisex Toilets

For anyone who has never been to France then be careful when entering the public toilets, you may pass guys and girls as you walk in/out but don't panic its normal !Me being abit shy at the time and...
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Nixter01
Nov 26, 2003

Local acrhitecture

This country house has common features of buildings in the southwestern part of France. The roofs are made from ceramic tiles with stuccoed walls made of cement blocks.
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lonestar_philomath
Mar 23, 2007

French Basque Area...

I found Biarritz very French, even tough its located in the Basque land, you can feel more the Basque touch in Bayonne, Saint Jean de Luz or the small towns like Sare or Ainhoa.
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euzkadi
Dec 07, 2004

Top Hotels in Biarritz

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1 Avenue de L'Imperatrice, Biarritz, Basque Country, 64200, France
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8, rue Maison-Suisse, Biarritz, Basque Country, 64200, France
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1 carrefour Helianthe, Biarritz, Basque Country, 64200, France
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11 Rue du Port Vieux, Biarritz, Basque Country, 64200, France
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7 Rue du Vieux-Port, Biarritz, 64200, France
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38 Avenue de Verdun, (formerly Hotel Christina), Biarritz, 64200, France
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Top Things to Do in Biarritz

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Place Georges Clemenceau

although Biarritz has many shopping streets in and around the Old Town area, the ground zero and center of shopping will be along Place Georges Clemenceau, which is a large street in between Rue...
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Halles de Biarritz

The Halles de Biarritz (Mercado Les Halles in Basque) is Biarritz public market and it located in between Rue Gambetta and Avenue Victor Hugo of which is separated by Rue Des Halles on both sides. The...
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Hotel Du Palais

Although the famous Hotel Du Palais, along Avenue de l'Impératrice, is more known as the former summer villa of then French Emperor Napoleon III (was a nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte) who built it for...
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Grande Plage De Biarritz

the largest of the 7 public beaches of Biarritz is the Grand Plage De Biarritz (it also continues to the Plage Du Miramar after the Hotel Du Palais). The Grand Plage De Biarritz is the main center of...
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Biarritz Architecture and Houses

if you plan to walk around the different areas of Biarritz, including the old town, the old port, the big streets such as Avenue Beau Rivage, Rue de Espagne, Rue Gambetta, Avenue Victor Hugo, Rue...
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Phare de Biarritz

The Phare de Biarritz is the light house located along Caoe Hansart in the northen tip of Biarritz of which it was built in 1834 to guide the ships to avoid the big rocks near the coast of Biarritz...
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Top 5 Biarritz Writers

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Roadquill

"On and Off the Road in Biarritz"
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Jmill42

"My Day and Night in Biarritz"
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Klod5

"Vacances de Tsars"
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iNorv9

"Biarritz - Surftown F-R-A-N-C-E"
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Deus_ultima

"Surfer's and Seafood's paradise!"
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