Saint-Palais is a southwestern city in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, halfway between Pau and Bayonne. Mixe capital city in the Basque province of Lower Navarre, Saint-Palais is also an essential stage of the pilgrimage of Saint-Jacques de Compostela.
The origins of the town date back to the Middle Ages, to the twelfth century. It then becomes a foundation of the Kingdom of Navarre in the thirteenth century.
Labeled green holiday, the city offers a perfect setting in the heart of Basque country, between tradition and modernity.
Featuring among others an equestrian center, sports facilities, hiking trails and rivers, the city offers many activities for couples, families or friends. The city center is also lively with its weekly market, bars and restaurants in which to sample the local fare. Saint-Palais also many shops.
One can also admire the heritage of the city, including the house of the Heads, St. Mary Magdalene Church, the Holy Jayme trinquet, or facades and gardens on the banks of the Bidouze.