Bayonne, a city to visit during your stay
Located at the foot of the Pyrenees, on the Atlantic coast, the city of Bayonne welcomes you all year round, under its oceanic climate. It has the secret charm of a fortified city while being open to the world thanks to its port, the Nive and the Adour. City of art and history, Bayonne enjoys an exceptional geographical situation. It is known for its beautifully restored old houses, quays, museums, castles, and citadel, real estate in Bayonne is very rare given the configuration of the city.
To visit in Bayonne:
Bayonne is rich in an exceptional cultural and gastronomic heritage. Listed as "City of Art and History" since 2012, Bayonne invites you on your walks to discover the places and sites of the city such as its Gothic cathedral, the Sainte-Marie cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site . Its magnificent cloister is an ideal place to meditate, you can also penetrate the mysteries of its gothic cellar. Another place to visit: the Basque museum and the history of Bayonne housed in a beautiful 17th century mansion, or the Leon Bonnat museum located near the docks of the Adour. Located on the banks of the Nive, Les Halles de Bayonne is also an important part of the city. You can also visit the Bayonne Town Hall and take a walk in the public garden Léon Bonnat. Do not forget to take a detour to the bullring of Bayonne during your stay in the Basque Country.
Activities in Bayonne:
Bayonne is also known for its traditions such as the ham fair, the famous chocolate, the theater festival, traditional festivals, bullfights, rugby and Basque pelota. Many activities that you can discover and practice in Bayonne. Throughout the year, the city of Bayonne offers great artistic events, festive or sports. Bayonne is also a city of sports and games. There is rafting, canoeing, paragliding, mountain biking, golf and surfing in nearby Basque villages. Back in the heart of the city, you can have a well-being break at the spa escape, or relax on the 20-course bowling alley, or wander past the many art galleries.