Holidays & Events
If you have ever come to Basque Country, you certainly went through the famous village of Espelette. You’ve found there the traditional Basque colored shutters, the small narrow streets, and of course the Espelette pepper at every street corners…
The Espelette pepper: Basque Country gastronomic heritage
The Basque people have always been known to be brave sailors. One of them actually went discovering “the New World”, alongside Christopher Columbus, and brought back in Basque Country the famous chili, today unavoidable in the Basque cuisine. The Espelette pepper begins to bloom in June and fruits arrive quickly in the summer. Then they dry on the house walls, a unique show that you can find here!
Inspired by the Pamplona celebrations, the « fêtes de Bayonne » are a true tradition and an integral part of the key events in the Southwest! Bull runs, fairground activities and many street entertainers mark these days.
We already know thedate of the « fêtes de Bayonne » in 2013. The festivities start on the 24th and will end on July 28. Ready?
In red and white ready for the “Feria de Bayonne”!
Masks, costumes, flowers, confetti, parades and music, the Nice Carnival will swing in the streets one more time, from February 15 to March 6, 2013. The program: many event, the giants parade, musicians, dancers, colorful floats, etc.. It always brings a little warmth during winter.
Nice Carnival 2013: King of the five continents
Bored with the Christmas pudding? This year you would like to go abroad to another country to discover new traditions? Celebrating Christmas in Spain, is what you need. In family, in couple or with friends, start planning your trip by looking for an accommodation. If you want to visit Catalonia and Andalusia, then don’t miss the special offers in order to enjoy perfect Christmas holidays into the sun.