The essential of Basque Country

List of sites to visit

Fortified Castle of Mauleon


Standing proudly on a hill with a panoramic view of the Pyrenees, the fortified castle of Mauléonopens its doors and its dungeons to visitors! Don’t miss out on the scenography which recounts the castle’s turbulent history.

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€3.00 (child €0.00) Free with the Pass!

Chemins Bideak Visitor Centre


Located in the former Franciscan convent in Saint-Palais, the Chemins BideakVisitor Centre hosts conferences and exhibitions in its cloister and landscaped gardens. Self-guided or guided tours and events.

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€5.00 (child €4.00) Free with the Pass!

Vauban Citadel


A wonderful example of Vauban’s defensive system design, the Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port citadel reveals its underground fortifications, walls and drawbridges over the course of a fascinating tour led by local guides.

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€3.00 (child €3.00) Free with the Pass!

Villa Arnaga


A listed historical monument, the former neo-Basque residence of Emond Rostand opens the doors of its 40 rooms, all decorated by the author of Cyrano de Bergerac, and its remarkable gardens to visitors. A Basque Country take on Versailles.

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€8.50 (child €2.50) Free with the Pass!

Cité de l'Océan


At the Cité de l’Océan, visitors can learn about the ocean whilst having fun!Virtual reality, simulators, dynamic cinema, 360° videos, 3D film, quizzes and games for you to dive into,and explore, the depths of the ocean.

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€13.00 (child €10.00) Free with the Pass!

The Basque Museum


The museum includes more than 2000 objects and works of art in an exceptional collection focusing on the Basque Country and the history of Bayonne, a fusion of Basque, Gascony and Jewish cultures.

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€7.50 (child €0.00) Free with the Pass!