Terrasse de l'Hotel Ramuntcho, Saint Jean Pied de Port

Surroundings

An essential stop on the way to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, Saint-jean-pied-de-port will seduce you with its old stones, its citadel surrounded by XVth century ramparts and the traditional Basque architecture of the surrounding dwellings.
Close to the Spanish border and mountain passes (Iraty forest Roncevaux pass ..), a variety of activities are available to you: hiking, rafting, cycling, horseback riding, mountain biking, swimming picking mushrooms, fishing and hunting in season ..).
Nearby you can discover our local heritage and craft: visit the Chai Domaine Brana in Saint Jean Pied de Port and the cellars of Irouleguy in Saint-Etienne-de-Baigorry. In Osses, the village of craftsmen offers you a selection of local producers and Goicoechea pottery products.More high the Aldudes valley and its famous Basque pig. A little further to the coast, the village of Espelette and Cambo les Bains (30 min by car). The nearest beaches of the Basque Coast are at one hour for a day of escape and bathing.