The Basque Country (Baskonia or Euskadi) is a large and economically developed Autonomous Community in northern Spain, and perhaps the most mysterious of all the Spanish regions. The Basque people’s landscape, climate, character, language, and mentality are not very similar to the typical Spanish ones. There is a lot of greenery, it often rains and …More
Dax (fr. Dax) is a commune in the south of France in the Landes department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. This region is part of the Gascogne historic province.
The region is known for a large number of hot springs. However, not all of them are open to the public. The Dax sources are not spa resorts, but …More
Bayonne (fr. Bayonne) is a city in the Atlantic Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the south-west of France. The city location is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees massive foothills, at the confluence the Niv (la Nive) and Adur (l’Adour) rivers. The city has over 50,000 inhabitants, making it the second-largest city in the Pau department.
Pau (fr. Pau) is a city and commune in southwestern France, the administrative center of the Atlantic Pyrenees department in the New Aquitaine region. Pau is a city with a rich history. It is called a city with a “magnificent terrace overlooking the Pyrenees” (fr. splendide terrasse sur les Pyrénées). It is one hundred kilometers …More
Biarritz (fr. Biarritz) – a luxury resort town belonging to the Atlantic Pyrenees Department (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), the New Aquitaine Region in southwestern France. Its current Basque name is Biarritz (or Miarritze), and its current Gascon name is Biàrrits.
The name Biarritz probably comes from the berarr Basque root, replacing belharr, “grass” with the suffix -itz addition and …More
LOURDES IS THE SECOND MOST IMPORTANT TOURIST CENTER OF FRANCE AFTER PARIS AND THE THIRD MOST IMPORTANT AFTER THE RELIGIOUS CENTER OF ROME AND THE HOLY LAND
Lourdes (French: Lourdes) is a French municipality located in the Hautes-Pyrénées department of the Occitanie region.
Being the center of the Catholic pilgrimage since 1858, the city annually receives 6 …More
Limoux is a commune and sub-prefecture in the Aude department in the South of France (Occitania), named after the river of the same name, and also known as the “Cathars country”. The town is located about 30 km south of Carcassonne.
They established Limoux originally on Flassian Hill and then moved to the …More
Carcassonne (fr. Carcassonne) is a fortified town in the Aude department, Occitania Region, France. ‘The town is one of the most important historical sites in France; it is not only because of the ancient fortress itself but also due to its size. It consists of a picturesque medieval town with streets, houses, churches inside three …More
Talamanca is a city (village), head of the municipality of the same name, in the Bages region. The town has narrow sloping streets, and well restored old houses. Situated on a hill at 552 m above sea level and in the middle of the Sierra de Rossinyol on the BV-1221 road from Terrassa to Navarcles.
Rennes-le-Château is a French municipality (commune) located in the Aude department in the Occitania region. The territory’s location is on the Corbières massif, in its western part, 18 km from Bugarach peak (le pic de Bugarach).
This is a place with a rich history. Dinosaurs invaded 70 million years BC, as evidenced by a …More