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Celebrating 500 years since the Renaissance in the Loire Valley
Until 31 December
Cannes Film Festival
Until 25 May
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
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Embark for a colourful trip to the Basque Country! Dressed in red and white, have fun at the Fêtes de Bayonne.
You can go surfing in Guéthary and work on your swing at Phare de Biarritz golf club, or watch the pros at work in Saint-Jean-de-Luz for the Cesta Punta world championships.
Then head up to the top of Larrun Mountain and enjoy a picnic with piperade and sheep’s cheese with Itxassou cherry jam.
Pays Basque: 6 specialties to slip in your…
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Sirikit shows us her Biarritz – gourmet and sporty
At just 24 years old, Sirikit Harivongs has opened a coffee shop in Biarritz. When she's not…
Biarritz in Basque country
One to watch: Anémone Anthon, fashion designer…
Anémone Anthon decided that a change was in order, and moved to a new region (the Basque Country)…
Discover the 23 "Palaces de France"
Visit the "Palaces de France" and discover a world of luxury hotels and French…
Object of desire: the espadrille
This is the most popular fashion shoe in the world, as it is iconic. Plain or striped, flat or…
A little taste of Biarritz
Imagine yourself on the beaches of Biarritz. Feel the power of the ocean, it’s paradise for surfers…
On the greens of the Basque Country with Ariane…
Between the ocean and the mountains, with its mild climate and joyous lifestyle, the Basque Country…
8 ways to spend a Basque night
What goes on after sunset on the Basque coast? When the surfers have brought in their boards and…
All you need to know about the Feria in 5 minutes
Whether you’re for or against bullfighting, the Feria is so much more! You’ll soon develop a taste…
The French City Passes