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2 new TGV high speed train lines

From 2 July 2017 the French Railway operator SNCF launches two upgraded new high speed ….

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Pau’s Historic Grand Prix

The Pyrenean city of Pau (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is home to 2 motor racing ….

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Nouvelle Aquitaine

Nouvelle Aquitaine is the new name for the new region formed by the merger of ….

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Basque Soup Festival

A Basque Soup Festival Championnat international de garbure or La Garburade is held in Oloron ….

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Bayonne Chocolate Days

Bayonne (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is in the Basque country and is most famous for ….

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Tour de France

The extraordinary professional cycle race the Tour de France and its accompanying circus and roadshow ….

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Jurancon’s late wine festival

Jurancon _ Chateau Jolys

Late in the year Jurançon (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine), ….

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Pyrenees Cheese Festival

The village of Laruns (64 Pyrenées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) in the Ossau Valley celebrates with a ….

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Basque Cake (Gateau Basque)Festival

Strange as it sounds there is a Basque Cake Festival (Fête du Gateau Basque) held ….

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France Cycle Routes

France has always been keen on cycling – the annual Tour de France is probably ….

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Pyrenees Cheese Fair

In the Béarn area of the lower Pyrenees, the village of Laruns (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle ….

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Saint Jean de Luz Festival

Saint Jean de Luz Festival (la fête de la Saint Jean) has connections to both ….

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Basque Cherry Festival

2-3 June 2012 the village of Itxassou (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Aquitaine) in the Basque country near ….

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Crafts in France – Celebrating Craftsmen (and women)

Craft open days across France (?and Europe) ….

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Bayonne Ham Festival

Bayonne in the Basque country celebrates its famous air-cured ham ….

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Le Weekend in St Jean Pied du Port

St Jean-Pied-diu-Port (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is a major gateway to the Pyrenees and is ….

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Pau’s Carnaval

The version of Carnaval in Pau (64 Pyrenees Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) has a very Basque ….

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Autoroute de Gascogne A65 opens

A new link in the French Autoroute system has been completed (December 2010) with the ….

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New high-speed train lines planned for SW France.

The French Government has announced plans to extend the high speed train network beyond Bordeaux ….

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New Autoroute A65 Pau – Langon

Another link in the French autoroute network will connect Bordeaux and Pau when the A65 opens in early 2011. ….

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