The Basque Country is: an ocean to cook Spanish-style sea breams. Green hills for growing cherry trees. Mountain views to lovely walks...
The magic of the Basque Country
The Basque Country is without question one of the most magical places in Europe ... Come for a basque country tour and a route in mountain, challenging with many impressive views, on deep and wild valleys where riders can evolve with, over their heads and sometimes at hand, eagles and vultures. Here you are in the cradle of the Anglo-Arab race and hardy breed of pottoks.
To discover the Basque country on horseback
Trail rides can be made 2 days on a weekend, or 3, 4 or 5 days according to your wishes and borrowed intineraries. However three exceptional routes are usually borrowed for exploring the Basque country in all its splendor : "the Aldudes valley", "the trail of smugglers", "around the Rhune".
- Around Aldudes : 4 days riding adventure along the ridges of the Aldudes valley, the wildest part of the Basque Country. A stroll along the Spanish border on the heights of the village of Urepel, Banca and Aldudes. After the climb of the Col d'Aharza, you will climb the summit of Monhoa. 360° available to you, fantastic views from the first peak above Saint Etienne de Baïgorry.
- The trail of the smugglers: it imagined a few years ago by several lovers of horse riding. This is one of the most beautiful mountain routes of the universe.
- Around the Rhune: after the climb Ibardin, you will drive to Sare, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Then you will walk along the banks of the Nivelle, then on the old road of King Louis XIV. The hike continues through mountains of Rhune, the highest point of the Basque coast, which will offer you a 360 ° view on the Basque Country. Once on top, you will enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the Bay of Biscay.