Culture and Heritage

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Do you like walking in beautiful villages , discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot? You like old stones , pretty churches , places steeped in history to explore ... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on holiday in the Basque Country, you want to discover the local historical, cultural and linguistic heritage! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious , the Basque Country is a perfect destination.

According to my cultural desires , offers you articles on Basque towns and villages. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover ... Museums, interpretation centers ... Nothing will escape you!

Irun: Heritage, nature and shopping walk!

Irun: Heritage, nature and shopping walk!
Irun: Heritage, nature and shopping walk!

Irun

The city of Irun, in Gipuzkoa, has an extraordinary heritage dating back to Roman rule. It was then called Oiasso. During the 1st and 2nd centuries it was an important Roman port and a hub of ...

Hondarribia, medieval, maritime and gastronomic town

Hondarribia, medieval, maritime and gastronomic town
Hondarribia, medieval, maritime and gastronomi ...

Hondarribia

Hondarribia is a Basque locality proud of these three important centers of interest. There are first of all interesting medieval remains whose architecture lovers of history and heritage will ...

Artisanal cutlery in the Basque Country: heritage of ancestral know-how

Artisanal cutlery in the Basque Country: heritage of ancestral know-how
Artisanal cutlery in the Basque Country: herit ...

Bidart

As precious as a jewel, some knives are true works of art that are passed down from generation to generation. Inspired by the tradition of shepherds who shaped their own knives by hand, Les ...

Castles to visit in the Basque Country

Castles to visit in the Basque Country
Castles to visit in the Basque Country

Hendaye

Are you in love with old stones and want to know what the Basque Country has in store for you? The region mixes Spanish inspirations with French styles and unusual visits await you. The Basque ...

Bayonne Cathedral: visit of a remarkable monument

Bayonne Cathedral: visit of a remarkable monument
Bayonne Cathedral: visit of a remarkable monument

Bayonne

Located at the gates of the Basque Country, at the confluence of the Nive and Adour rivers, the ancient fortified city of Bayonne, labeled “City of Art and History®”, offers visitors its ...

What to do in the rain in the basque country

What to do in the rain in the basque country
What to do in the rain in the basque country

Wondering where to go in the Basque Country when it rains ? This is not an unusual situation, don't worry, that's why the landscape is so green. It's hard to know where to rest when it's raining, ...

Guggenheim, the museum of contemporary culture par excellence

Guggenheim, the museum of contemporary culture par excellence
Guggenheim, the museum of contemporary culture ...

Bilbao

Modern art lovers, or just curious, the Guggenheim Museum, located in downtown Bilbao, attracts more than a million visitors from all over the world each year. This place is a must see. Even if ...

Guernica, the historical

Guernica, the historical
Guernica, the historical

Gernika-Lumo

If you are staying in the Basque Country, and more particularly in the heart of the Urdaibai Biosphere, do not hesitate to include a one-day visit to Guernica in your planning. This world-famous ...

Getaway to Bilbao, the museum city

Getaway to Bilbao, the museum city
Getaway to Bilbao, the museum city

Bilbao

Are you staying in Biscay? Don't miss Bilbao, its capital! It is an essential step to include in your program of visits to this beautiful region of the Spanish Basque Country! Plan at least one ...

San Sebastian, a cultural and gourmet walk in the heart of the Spanish Basque Country

San Sebastian, a cultural and gourmet walk in the heart of the Spanish Basque Country
San Sebastian, a cultural and gourmet walk in  ...

Saint-Sébastien

Want to discover the Spanish Basque Country ? How about a visit to a lively and bustling city where yellow stone reflects the sun, where the sand is golden and where it is good to lean on a table ...

Street-Art in Bayonne : discreet works with murals

Street-Art in Bayonne : discreet works with murals
Street-Art in Bayonne : discreet works with murals

Bayonne

Opening photo : Entitled Garaipena, this colorful and feminist fresco can be found at 7 rue des lisses (Den.XL, Points of view 2020). sponsored content Do you like Street art? We take you for a ...

What to do in the Basque Country in winter ?

What to do in the Basque Country in winter ?
What to do in the Basque Country in winter ?

Biarritz

The Basque Country is prized for its beaches and its aquatic activities, especially surfing... We tend to choose this nature destination rather in the summer, yet this authentic and warm country ...

Visit the Museums of the Basque Country, all the museums !!

Visit the Museums of the Basque Country, all the museums !!
Visit the Museums of the Basque Country, all t ...

Bayonne

The Basque country has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Its history is very rich and its culture deeply rooted. Between ocean and Pyrenean mountains, it is a country of character, with ...

The magic of the Biarritz coast

The magic of the Biarritz coast
The magic of the Biarritz coast

Biarritz

The magic of a destination is never as intense as when you let yourself be carried away by its atmosphere and its rhythm. Nestled in the hollow of the Bay of Biscay, Biarritz is a must-see on the ...