Recent Experiences in the Basque Country:
Explore the Smugglers’ Path
Between France and Spain, take the trails on horseback or on foot and stop for a pastoral lunch in an authentic 16th century Basque farm. You will see a landscape like no other.
Experience the local savoir-faire
The region’s best craftsmen are proud witnesses of their ancestral traditions and emblematic regional products. Learn how they produce their chocolate from Bayonne, or the makhila- the traditional Basque walking stick which is both decorative and practical, and an important cultural symbol of power.
Adventures & major thrills
Go rafting on the Basque Country’s magnificent rapids all the way to the gateway of the Béarn region; or take up a Hawaiian challenge with the most beautiful surfing spots on the coast between Hossegor and Mundaka.
Expect strong emotions during a Basque choir concert held in the church where Louis XIV was married; or see an extraordinary performance given by the Malandain Ballet which performs around the world.
A resplendent evening reception
Taking place in an old fishing port, it will feel just as it did during its famous whale hunting era; enjoy a taste of splendor from the past during a special dinner in an aristocrat’s age-old garden, and an imperial ball at the Hotel du Palais.
|A Night at the Palais
City of Kings, World of Dreams
Queen of Beaches
|Traditions and Nature
Between Mountain and Sea
& Star Cuisine
Art de Vivre
|Events and Prestige