Basque Country, Episode 60

Photo from the bridge of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Basque Country

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Basque Country, Episode 60

Together we continue to explore the Basque Country, in particular the village of Espelette, Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Gorgeous areas full of history and charm. Enjoy the show!

Places Mentioned in this Episode: Espelette, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

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If you like this episode, you should also listen to Bayonne, Episode 47 and Bordeaux, Episode 44

Episode Hightlights

  • The local language
  • Basque Country spans both some of France and some of Spain
  • Local geography
  • The Rhune Mountain
  • Saint-Jean-de-Luz and the Corsaires
  • Royal wedding at Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • A wonderful vacation place
  • Food specialties you will love
  • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, the port that is nowhere near the ocean!
  • Espelette and its famous protected peppers
  • In Conclusion: this area lives up to its fame, you should take a trip all the way down the southwest of France and see for yourself. We didn’t mention the Atlantic ocean very much in this episode, but it is never far.
  • Ending song: Hegoak sung by the A Croche Choeur Choir

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