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Visit Bayonne

Bayonne, city in the Basque Country in the southwest region of France. It is located at the confluence of the Nive and the Adour.

2 historic districts are called Petit and Grand Bayonne.

That of Grand Bayonne is characterized by its narrow medieval streets. This is where the Gothic Notre-Dame (or Sainte-Marie) cathedral stands, with its 13th century cloister, and the Château-Vieux.

On the other side of the Nive, is the district of Petit Bayonne, you can visit the Basque Museum and the History of Bayonne, dedicated to the arts, crafts and traditions of the region.

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The start of the tourist season rings with the Bayonne Ham Fair which has been taking place since 1462. An annual competition is organized with the election of the best Bayonne ham. You will be able to meet the local producers there who decline the pig in all its forms. In the streets the atmosphere is joyful, one finds there the spirit of the festivals of Bayonne.

This year the Ham Fair takes place from Thursday April 9 to Sunday April 12, 2020.

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Prestigious for its traditional festivals, Bayonne is known worldwide for its festivals, which begin on the Wednesday preceding the first weekend of August and end the following Sunday. Day and night the festivals of Bayonne will take you with concerts, bullfights, the Corso, cow races, the awakening of King Leon, funfairs, bandas, and many other activities ... happiness with family, friends and even with your children.

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