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City:Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Visit a Basque linen weaving workshop and Basque brewery

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The Basque weaving shop "1910 Lartigue" and the Basque "Akerbeltz" brewery are located next to each other in the town of Ascain some 10km southeast of Saint Jean de Luz.
Both offer visits to their workshops and the possibility of buying (free tasting in the case of the brewery) of their products.
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eyecandyAddress:Z.A. de Larre Lore, 64310 Ascain.
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Pastore Lore

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"Pastore Lore" is an autumn festival with activities dedicated to the Basque culture and gastronomy.
The event takes place each year on the second Sunday of October.
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.pastorelore.fr/
eyecandyAddress:Ascain, Pyrenees Atlantiques
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La Rhune Mountain Train Ride

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At 10 km from Saint Jean de Luz, the cogwheel train dating back to 1924 takes the travelers on the summit of the La Rhune mountain, at 905 meters altitude, the legendary peak that overlooks the French and Spanish Basque Country.
The train runs every day from February 27 to November 3 2017.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.rhune.com
eyecandyAddress:Col de Saint-Ignace - 64310 SARE
eyecandyPhone:05 59 54 20 26