Donibane Garazi, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, the capital of Basse Navarre, 8 km from the border, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, was the final stage of the pilgrims of Saint Jacques de Compostela, the pass of Roncesvalles. This city has retained its authenticity and charm through its old buildings and cobbled streets.
His cultural identity is reflected through various facets. You will appreciate its rich gastronomic and handicraft products, its commitment to the traditions through the Basque language but also through its dances and its Basque Basque pelota games.
No doubt you will experience moments of goods and that you will leave an unforgettable memory ...
Entering the old city, surrounded by ramparts, offers many points of interest: pink sandstone walls, medieval streets, gardens cascade doors enclosing the 12th century church, the bridge Notre Dame, the Roman Bridge ...
The streets of Spain with its shops, the streets of the Citadel that rises between the houses of the 16th and 17th centuries, culminating in the famous citadel, built under Richelieu offers a splendid view. You can visit the museum of the Prison of Bishops and its vaulted underground room warhead. More lojn, the Porte Saint Jacques, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, offers a nice glimpse of the plain Cize.
The Citadel overlooking the city on the spur has kept the brand of Vauban, a paved ramp leading to the monumental arch and half moon.
Surrounded by mountains, the feet in the Nive, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is probably one of the most beautiful cities in the northern Basque Country.