Ainhoa
On March 27, 2019

Classified among the most beautiful villages in France, Ainhoa is located in the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in New Aquitaine. Integrated into the Basque Country, the village is located not far from Bayonne, on the border with Spain


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Listed among the most beautiful villages in France, the former bastide of Ainhoa, founded in the 13th century and partially rebuilt in the 17th century, is an essential stop on any tour in the Basque Country. Its long and unique street, dotted with picturesque white houses with red and green half-timbered walls, and its 13th century church with a four-storey square bell tower, will seduce architecture lovers. The interior of the church must be visited, if only for its magnificent golden altarpiece and its two floors of wooden galleries! Around the building, the landscaped cemetery houses discoidal and tabular stelae dating from the 16th and 17th centuries...