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City:Pau

Grand Prix de Pau

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Every year the city of Pau welcomes the Grand Prix that takes place in two successive weekends, the first weekend is assigned for the Historical Grand Prix and the second one for the modern cars competition.
Dates: May 19th, 20th, 21th 2017 and the historical grand prix on May 27th and 28th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.grandprixdepau.fr
eyecandyAddress:Pau
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Little Train of Artouste

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Situated at 2000 meter in altitude the little train rail is the highest in Europe. The little train crosses outstanding sites like the Brousset valley, the banks of the l’Ours and d’Artouste lakes etc; in the heart of the Pyrenean Mountains of the Bearn region.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.altiservice.com/236-37743-Accueil.php
eyecandyAddress:Village de Fabrèges 64440 LARUNS
eyecandyPhone:05 59 05 36 99

Visit Jurançon Wine Cave

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Jurançon is the emblematic wine of Bearn (even Henri IV at his birth was made to swallow few drops of Jurançon as it was the custom in Bearn at the time!).
The caves of the Jurancon, with its ageing, assembling and wine bottling facilities, are open for visiting (on appointment) and tasting.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.cavedejurancon.com
eyecandyAddress:La Cave de Gan - Jurançon - 53 Av Henri IV - 64290 GAN
eyecandyPhone:05 59 21 57 03

Jurançon Wine House

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The "Jurançon Wine House" offers the possibility of tasting of 150 different wines from the Jurançon denomination (AOC Juraçon) as well as Madiran, Irouléguy and other South West wines.
The House organizes all year round wine tasting classes and a variety of events centered around the wine.
The Jurançon Wine House is situated in the town of Lacommand that includes also a Knights Hospitallers Commandery built in the beginning of the 12th century.
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.vins-jurancon.fr
eyecandyAddress:Lacommande, Pyrénées Atlantiques
eyecandyPhone:05 59 82 70 30