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!

Les Couteliers Basques, unique and quality knives to discover in Bidart

Les Couteliers Basques, unique and quality knives to discover in Bidart
Les Couteliers Basques, unique and quality kni ...

Bidart

A passionate craftsman since a young age, Pascal Exposito developed his know-how in sharpening in 1987, before turning to high-end artisanal cutlery. In love with his land and its history, it was ...

Txakoli, a typical wine from the south of the Basque Country

Txakoli, a typical wine from the south of the Basque Country
Txakoli, a typical wine from the south of the  ...

France is a country renowned for its gastronomy and fine, balanced wines and yet there are still some well-hidden secrets. Not for long since we reveal the existence of the Txakoli wine adored by ...

Coutellerie Talaia, a passionate craftsman to meet in the Basque Country

Coutellerie Talaia, a passionate craftsman to meet in the Basque Country
Coutellerie Talaia, a passionate craftsman to  ...

Anglet

Immerse yourself in the world of Eric, a multifaceted Basque artisan who loves his land and its history. At the heart of his Talaia workshop-boutique in Anglet, between Bayonne and Biarritz, he ...

Eusko, a local currency that has proven itself in the Basque Country

Eusko, a local currency that has proven itself in the Basque Country
Eusko, a local currency that has proven itself ...

Everyone knows the Euro, but what about the eusko, this local currency used in the Basque Country ? Launched in 2013, it is a real bet won with thousands of members today and a development which ...

Visit to the port town of Bermeo

Visit to the port town of Bermeo
Visit to the port town of Bermeo

Bermeo

Bermeo is a small town which will attract your attention for 2 main reasons : its very pretty port which will tell you the history of the Basque whalers, this incredible epic, and its singular ...

Basque carnivals, a colorful tradition in February

Basque carnivals, a colorful tradition in February
Basque carnivals, a colorful tradition in February

Dance, music, entertainment and above all conviviality, these are terms that clearly define this custom from the south of France. Winter ends slowly to give way to spring, an important moment for ...

The caves to visit in the Basque Country

The caves to visit in the Basque Country
The caves to visit in the Basque Country

Oñati

Whatever the season, the Basque Country is a very pleasant region to visit. Charming villages, superb extended beaches and renowned gastronomy, escape at any time of the year. Above all, do not ...

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 ...