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Van Vleuten triumphs in Durango-Durango event in the Basque Country

CyclingTips - May 16, 2017
Dutch national TT champion Annemiek van Vleuten used her skill against the clock to take a solo win on Tuesday in the one-day Basque race Durango-Durango. She jumped clear on the final climb of the day and while she was chased hard by Shara Gillow ...

A gourmet tour of Spain's Basque Country

Chase News & Stories - Apr 27, 2017
If you think of flamenco dancers, whitewashed towns under a blazing sun, and Moorish landmarks when you imagine Spain, the Basque Country, tucked into the corner where the Pyrenees reach the sea, and France and Spain meet along the Bay of Biscay, ...

Where to Stay and Eat in the French Basque Country

FranceToday.com - May 16, 2017
Domaine du Pignada: Located in Anglet, five minutes from Bayonne and Biarritz, this 110-room domaine is ideal for company outings or school trips. www.domaine-pignada.com. Domaine de Bassilour: This charming 16th-century farmhouse is surrounded by ...

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Lonely Planet Spain

by: Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Sally Davies, Bridget Gleeson, Anita Isalska, Isabella Noble, John Noble, Josephine Quintero, Brendan Sainsbury, Regis St Louis

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Spain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the lanes of Barcelona's Gothic quarter; look down over Spain from the Pyrenees; take in the colour and drama of flamenco in Seville; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Spain and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet.
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The Basque Book: A Love Letter in Recipes from the Kitchen of Txikito

by: Alexandra Raij, Eder Montero, Rebecca Flint Marx
Chefs Alexandra Raij and Eder Montero share more than one hundred recipes from Txikito—all inspired by the home cooking traditions of the Basque Country—that will change the way you cook in this much-anticipated and deeply personal debut.

Whether it’s a perfectly ripe summer tomato served with just a few slivers of onion and a drizzle of olive oil, salt cod slowly poached in oil and topped with an emulsion of its own juices, or a handful of braised leeks scattered with chopped egg, Basque cooking is about celebrating humble ingredients by cooking them to exquisite perfection.
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Rick Steves Snapshot Basque Country: France & Spain

by: Rick Steves
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Basque Country.

In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of the Basque Country with coverage of St. Jean-de-Luz, The Bay of Biscay, and Bayonne. Visit the Eglise St. Jean Baptiste, the Plaza de la Constitución, and experience both the French and Spanish aspects of the region. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience.
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Basque: Spanish recipes from San Sebastian & Beyond

by: Jose Pizarro
Spanish natives are fiercely proud of their heritage, language, and their food and drink. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Basque country, an area in the north of Spain, bordering the Atlantic Ocean and France.

A major city within the region is San Sebastián, known for its rich mix of traditions which are deep-rooted in food and cooking. From its obsession with the perfect 'pintxos' (small tapas snacks), to holding the most Michelin stars per head than anywhere else in the world, there's plenty here for food-lovers.
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Europe's best kept secret, the Basque Country. Rugged coasts, ancient traditions and some of the best restaurants in the world! Come explore with Marko and ...

Tradition Meets Molecular Gastronomy: MUNCHIES Guide to the Basque Country (Episode 1)

In the Munchies Guide to the Basque Country, host Irene Peralta explores the culinary offerings of one of the world's greatest food destinations. With over 40 ...

Basque Country: A Proud, Unique Culture

The ancient, free-spirited land of the Basques straddles France and Spain. These proud, industrious and independent people occupy a small yet diverse region ...


Do you know the Basque Country? The Basque Country is generally described as the area encompassing “seven provinces” now divided into three ...

Dancing in the Basque Country

21 months in the making, more than 100 places and many friends to dance in the Basque Country. Based on an idea by Matt Harding. 21 hilabete egiteko, 100 ...