Plan du Bassin de Txingudi Every year, Saint Jean de Luz invites dance groups from each of the 7 Basque provinces for a magnificent show on Place Louis XIV. >> Click here to watch the pics and reserve your room in the beautiful Hotel Roncesvalles. Type: traditional dance, parade, outdoor activities. The Santiago de Roncesvalles church in Navarre offers every 15 August the opportunity to listen to a reading of the poem “La Chanson de Roland”, which tells the story of the defeat of part of the Emperor Charlemagne’s army at the battle of Roncesvalles. >> Click here to check the pics, reviews, availability and prices. On St. Peter’s Day, a great popular and religious celebration takes place at the hermitage (a gathering called erromeria in Basque). February 11th to 16th, 2021 (pending confirmation). The Friday after the bear Day in Saint Jean de Luz, it’s Sorgin Gaua, the night of the witches. Contact me to book my apartment 16kms from the center of Bayonne. Però als tallers en trobareu de totes les mides, fet que us facilitarà comprar un record magnífic de les tradicions sicilianes. Type: Labourd carnival, traditional dances, outdoor activity. Do you have any suggestions for further improving this content? A simple ceremony, reminiscent of Judas’ suicide, the apostle who denounced Jesus to the Romans. If you want to taste the pintxos that look delicious, do it when you arrive. On Monday, the parade takes place in the village of Ituren. On Sundays, you can attend the solemn mass, the parade of brotherhoods, the blessing of peppers and the new intronizations. Type: popular festival, concerts, fireworks, various activities, outdoor activities. An opportunity to discover these traditional places that are the peñas and this specialty elected by Lonely Planet in 2018 as the best culinary experience in the world. In this article, the festivals will be classified by month but will also include the province, or even the village, where they take place. This 3-bedroom apartment, with a surface area of 105m², is the best plan for families and groups. In 2019 he came up with the idea to use his interest in photography by displaying each month a series of seasonal pictures of Christleton. Programme de la feria Expogrow 2014 d'Irun. Experience them in the Basque style: enter a bar, choose one or two tapas and enjoy them with a glass of txakoli, the slightly sparkling local white wine and then start again in a 2nd bar until you are full. Mais il y a également des carnavals, fêtes de villages se déroulant différents moments de lannée. >> Click here to see the pics and reserve the best flat in Bermeo. Type: carnival, traditional dances, outdoor. The dance is performed by adults on Tuesday, by children on Sunday. Date: from 10 to 13 September 2020 – pending confirmation. Bear Day or Hartzaren Eguna in Saint Jean de Luz. À Irun, nous en sommes conscients et c’est la raison pour laquelle nous organisons plusieurs festivités tout au long de l’année, avec des activités pour tous les publics. Type: commemoration, popular festival, agricultural fair, Basque force, concert, outdoor. He writes and illustrates each month articles on two of his great passions. Bayonne’s carnival has been celebrated since 1480, despite the church’s ban at the time, which considered it a pagan rite. Book my cottage 16kms from Bayonne via the contact section. (Le 6 août 2020) L’Université de #Strasbourg accueille plus de 10 000 #étudiants_internationaux dont les deux tiers sont extracommunautaires. This historical event, which took place in the year 778 and is reproduced orally every year inside this monument, is a very original way of understanding one of the most beautiful epic poems of the time, which spread the name of Roncesvalles throughout Europe. BIP TAXI Taxi à Hendaye (Pays Basque). The Basque Country is located in the South West of France. Le Pays Basque est une région festive. Sheepdog competition in Biriatou. Zaldiko: joyful and jumping, dressed in his most beautiful clothes (a horse on his belt) demolish Ziripot on the ground. I’m happy to announce that “Bayonne fait le pont” is replaced by “Week-end gourmand”, that will propose chocolate and other Basque specialities degustations for free. The Javierada, or more precisely the Javieradas, is a pilgrimage in honour of Saint Francis Xavier. Le 05 octobre 2013 se déroulait le Tournoi International de la ville d'IRUN dans la catégorie des Séniors . The dancers then perform the ancestral dances of Ochagavía in honour of the Virgin to the sound of bagpipes, and a ‘changing of the guard’ takes place.”, Excerpts from the site For your accommodation, you can book the independent apartment for 5 people in my house, by contacting me via the contact section. The festival was first organised in 2003 to attract visitors to Ochagavía and show them its history, crafts and traditions. But also to help tourism professionals to improve their reception of international customers following the principles of sustainable tourism. The meeting takes place in a festive environment, with a large audience, traditional music (trikitixa) and stands featuring rural products, such as cider and cheese, as well as handicrafts. People also burn the messages they wrote to make the bad things of the previous year disappear and attract happiness. It became even worse in Zubieta’s square, and not very reassuring, between the young people covered with blood or brandishing dead organs or dead animals and those who were scaring people with their chainsaws…. >> Check the availability and prices here. Hiri Besta was created on Friday and Saturday to extend the celebration and involve associations. Type: environment day, transhumance, sheepdog competition, Basque culture. On Tuesday afternoon, I started in Ituren where all the Joaldunaks were gathered. Date: October 11, 2020 (pending confirmation). Feel free to let me know if you notice any errors. One of the most popular traditional festivals in Navarre. The memory of this profession, which has now disappeared, is preserved thanks to these festivities. Salbatorez: Peña Idiak festival in Hasparren. The village and its inhabitants are transported to the Basque country 100 years ago. Se déplacer depuis Hendaye. David Cummings has been a contributor to the Christleton website for many years. Santa Agueda is celebrated throughout the Spanish Basque Country. Type: “military” parade, the feast of the city’s patron saint. Orthez is accessible from my holiday rental in 45 minutes. The Celedon is the character who represents the feasts of the Blanca, wearing a beret, a blouse and an umbrella. On June 30, San Marcial Day, Irun commemorates the Battle of San Marcial with a magnificent military parade in Napoleonic dress. Chacune est destin… Date: April 1 and 2, 2021. This military parade, identical to that of Irun but within the surroundings of a beautiful walled city, commemorates the victory of September 8, 1638, in the context of the Thirty Years’ War. Poursuivons notre itinéraire vers l'ermitage de San Marcial et le pic homonyme, un des endroits les plus emblématiques du village. To recreate the scenes, set, costumes and crafts as accurately as possible, Orhipean organizers studied period books and photographs. This is a variant of Inudeak eta Artzaiak or San Sebastian nurses and shepherds, in which the roles are reversed: boys are nannies, girls are shepherds. Contact me via the form on the site, letting me know what you need (guiding and/or itinerary planning service).See some tour ideas here, >> You can check here if your situation requires a visa or not. You can help me in my task by alerting me to possible mistakes, by telling me about other festivals not mentioned here and by using the booking links in this article or by using my guiding services. Ethno Travels was there in 2019 – for Jaizkibel Mass and procession. For your accommodation, I recommend you the Atico el Muro, a beautiful 72m² flat in the centre of Tudela, with a fabulous terrace and view. I only added the best ones for each city/area. The city and the “Eguzkia” pastry association have decided to honour it by organizing a big celebration every first Sunday in October. Sauveterre Cultural Centre – 05 59 38 92 49, Date: Saturday 1 August 2020 – Certainly cancelled. Bonjour l'équipe, est ce que les chiens sont acceptés dans l'expogrow ? The carnival of Ituren and Zubieta opens the season of the famous carnivals of Navarre, the most interesting and richest carnivals in the Basque Country. Place: nomadic festival, Alava. As the road signs of towns and villages in the Southern Basque Country are in Basque, it can also be difficult to find your way around. They also celebrate the piperade with their brotherhood. San Panzar, accompanied by the bear and wild men, arrives at 3pm for the cavalcade (parade). Metro station: Casco Viejo / Abando / Moyúa. Every year, they celebrate the chuleta or beef rib, the star of the rotisseries. >> Click here to check the pics, reviews, availability and prices for your trip. Nuestras fiestas - Gure jaiak. I can accompany you during your trip or help you prepare your itinerary. Type: local celebration, gourmet meeting, outdoor activities. Bien que de nombreux festivals ne se tiendront pas en 2020, vous les retrouverez sur le calendrier téléchargeable ci-dessous. The protagonists of this celebration are the Blusas. Place: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Biscaye. The carnival will occur on the next Saturday, 22th. The famous Pamplona San Fermin would be the 3rd in the world in terms of attendance. Deux jumeaux : 05 59 20 02 14. BIP TAXI Taxi à Hendaye (Pays Basque). Exhibitors and participants from all over France and also from abroad make it possible each time to discover crafts, music, costumes, dances, fights, receptions…. Els pupi que podeu veure als teatres de titelles sicilians fan uns 80 centímetres d'alçària i pesen uns 10 quilograms. Nothing beats the accompaniment of a local! Date: from July 6, 2021 at noon. This is one of the most amazing and ancestral dances in Navarre, which welcomes pilgrims on the Way of Compostela in the locality of Luzaide-Valcarlos every Sunday of Carnival and Easter Sunday. International festival of puppets in Tolosa. >> Click here to check the pics, reviews, prices and availability for your dates. During Tolosa Goxua, the city hosts the stands of local pastry chefs but also from other Basque regions and even from elsewhere. At 10:00 a.m. on Holy Saturday, the cremation and public hooting of the Volatín, a wooden and rag character with a firecracker cigar in his mouth, begins. Yet it takes place in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. In terms of accommodation, I recommend you to stay in the beautiful nearby San Sebastian. If the accommodations in Lantz are free, don’t hesitate to reserve! Certainly cancelled. $22.14 Free Shipping. The famous French chef Hélène Darroze welcomes guests to the ephemeral restaurant from June to October. Type: pilgrimage, religious festival, Stations of the Cross. Be careful, however, if you do not speak Basque because the show is not translated. Same thing for taloas to avoid the 13h queue. The celebration consists of two parts: the parade that takes place in the streets of the city; and the act that takes place in the square. The morning ends with a group meal in the Market Square. The feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, on July 31, is celebrated by a traditional pilgrimage to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, from the village of Arrieta. I hope you enjoyed reading this article. For the summer period, a complete guide to the activities is available in the tourist offices. Tolosa is also the ideal place to test chuleta, the prime rib of beef. February 13th and 16th, 2021 – pending confirmation. Sauveterre is 45 minutes from my holiday rental. When the sun rises, the streets of the village are filled with zaku zaharrak (literally old bags), thirty characters dressed in canvas bags filled with dry grass, two between the legs and one on the torso. For your stay, I recommend you the flat Casa El Ensanche, ideally located at 600 metres of the centre. For your accommodation, I recommend you the guesthouse Hostal Beti-jai, where the food is also good. You can take the opportunity to discover the region thanks to the pleasant itineraries described on the website of the Tourist Office of the region. Ttoro is the fish soup of the Basque Country. Check above in Caldereros de la Hungria’s section. This will be driven by the non-oil sector. Txindoki – ascent to the summer pastures. Either to go down directly to Tolosa once the herds have passed and the dance is over. You will find the full 2020 schedule tab here. Although Corpus Christi is also still taking place in Guipúzcoa and Soule, I will only talk here about Corpus Christi in the northern Basque country, in the villages of Basse-Navarre. Type: local celebration, gourmet meeting. For your accommodation, I recommend you the quiet Hotel Rural Latxanea, in a comfortable Basque house. In addition to the festivals below, you can discover: It is also worth seeing if the Paloteado del Casco Viejo in Tudela is renewed for a second edition or not (a mixture of traditional dance and theatre, which was performed in the 1940s). 25 and 26 January 2021 – pending confirmation. Ethno Travels goes there almost each year! Sheepdog competition in Saint Pée sur Nivelle. The Vitorianos/as (Vitoria’s people) buy garlic rosaries at the market (Portal del Rey and Cuesta de San Francisco streets), which they wear on their shoulders in the morning. El 2 de juliol de 1940, immediatament després que les tropes alemanyes arribessin a la frontera francoespanyola d’Irun, el ministre de Governació, Ramon Serrano Suñer, decidí destinar a París Gabriel Coronado, secretari general de la Direcció General de Seguretat, acompanyat d’una sèrie d’agents, amb l’objectiu de detenir i aconseguir informació de diferents exiliats. Sauveterre is 45 minutes from my holiday rental. Alors que va t il se passer, voyons, voyons... Oui, impressionnante ExpoGrow et beaucoup de bonheur pour Alchimia Loreeeenzoooo, loreeeeenzoooo Je fume en attendant ce soleil qui me manque... Tu as un Euro? I have never been there before and I let you discover its process in the video below. The main feasts of Vitoria take place in honour of the White Virgin, from August 4 to 9. Day of Tradition with many cultural demonstrations: Basque strength, dance, etc. Each house has its own recipe. In April, the most important festival in Alava takes place. >> Click here to see some pics, reviews and the availability of this beautiful stone house hotel. The Basque Feast of Hendaye is the opportunity to see his cavalcade, which has been taking place since 1930. Ziripot: dressed in bags full of straw, this obese character walks the streets while the Zaldikos demolish him on the ground. Passed down from generation to generation, the dance consists of a paloteado (stick dance) by eight dancers and an unusual character who directs them, the Bobo. Date: from August 8 to 15, 2020. Pastore Lore is the celebration of the environment, celebrated in particular through the descent of the pottocks, the small Basque horses, accompanied by riders in traditional costumes. At 6pm there is a big closing show with all the groups. La célébration d’un jour de fête est toujours importante. It was a local pastry chef who was the first to sell her cake at the Bayonne market. The pilgrimages in honour of the Virgin of the Real Colegiata de Santa Maria in Roncesvalles take place in May, June and the first Wednesday in September since the 16th century. Ethno Travels is a self-owned company, registered under Siret number 850 645 441 00013. El Fraikin BM Granollers ha perdut en la seva visita al Bidasoa d'Irun en partit corresponent a la 9a jornada de la Lliga Asobal d'handbol.Els vallesans han caigut per 28 a 26, i provisionalment queden vuitens a la classificació. – of big gatherings. It was published in January 2020 only. Night of the sardine of Saint Jean de Luz. Place: various villages in the diocese of Hasparren, Basse-Navarre, Soule, Guipuscoa. The ferias are organised around the bull, which is never the case in the Basque Country, even for the famous festivals of Pamplona. 18 4 Date: Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 August 2020. Près de là, se trouve un belvédère d'où nous pouvons contempler la belle baie de Txingudi. Don’t forget to try the best culinary experience in the world according to Lonely Planet: pintxos, Basque tapas, in the bars of the old town. On this occasion, a child dressed as an angel rushes into the air towards the image of a Virgin, whose head is covered with a black scarf, as a sign of mourning for Jesus’ death. It has gained international recognition, thanks to its flavour, smoothness and traditional cultivation method. Note: I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post at no extra charge for you. Ideally located close to the waterfront, in front of the theatre and 400 metres from the historic district, this magnificent building has welcomed many celebrities such as Woody Allen and Liz Taylor. Type: medieval festival. On Sunday, the city streets fill with pyjamas and slippers, as participants leave home with a neglected look, just getting up from the bed. BIP TAXI - Hendaye - Hendaia - Hendaya, Hendaye, France. So you will be able to use it from one year to the next without difficulty! Are you looking for accommodation and/or a guide for Holy Week, May holidays or any other period? except that they quickly climbed into vehicles!!! The tamborrada (Spanish) or Danborrada (Basque) of San Sebastian (San Sebastian in Spanish, Donostia in Basque) is celebrated every year on January 20, San Sebastian’s Day. Passionate about Humans and traditional cultures, I share on this blog my travelogues and observations on these two fascinating cultures that have a lot of similarities. February 14, 2021 (pending confirmation). Commentaire en “Programme Expogrow Irun 2015” (5) joaquim . The groups, which gather just over two thousand gowns, begin with the traditional tribute in memory of their deceased predecessors in the city’s cemetery. Not sure if you need a Schengen visa for your trip? Depending of the year, Basque carnivals can be in February or March. The tamborrada of San sebastian-Donostia. >> Check the pic, price and availability for your stay here. However, I will tell you about the ones I was able to cover and that I liked the most and you will find a list of those that may be interesting afterward. In 2020, it was the young people of Aussurucq who played it at home and in the surrounding villages. El llibre està dividit en vuit capítols, les set etapes en què repartiren l’itinerari que anava des d’Irun a Lleida, més el viatge en tren des de Castelló fins la ciutat guipuscoana que els encapçala. I can also organise your full trip thanks to my partnership with a local travel agency. Le démarrage de l'activité a eu lieu le 16/02/2010. Quelle que soit la saison, le Pays Basque invite à une joyeuse découverte de sa culture avec des représentations, concerts, défilés, théâtres et bien dautres encore. Office de Tourisme d'Irun. Religious celebration in Txindoki hermitage. And we eat… ham! If you come on Friday for the first Javierada as I advise you, I recommend Hotel Xabier, just opposite the castle. If you are looking for a luxury hotel in Biarritz, read this review. Place: Biriatou, Labourd. Lantz Carnival is one of the most famous in Navarre. Type: a key moment of Souletine culture, a theatre performed/danced/chanted in the open air. In August, many villages have their summer festival. Pendant la haute saison, les fêtes et festivals redonnent vie à ses villes et villages. Tai patinka 247 žmonėms. Copyright © 2020 – Free Birds All rights reserved. The interest of this carnival, which has been taking place since the Middle Ages, is the very old bronze masks worn by the Mozos. In particular, it is an opportunity to discover the dance of the Hiruburus, three-headed characters representing the past, present and future. Irun (nom èuscar oficial) és un municipi de la província de Guipúscoa, al País Basc.La ciutat fa frontera amb França mitjançant el riu Bidasoa, que limita el municipi a l'est. The atmosphere is obviously festive with choirs, dances and bandas. Location: Hermitage of Txindoki, near Tolosa, Navarre. Nos fêtes. Don’t worry, the waiters have excellent memory. Plaza Luis Mariano, 3 20302 Irún Tél : + 34 943 02 07 32. Udaberria Dantzan, festival of the 7 Basque provinces dances, in Saint Jean de Luz. However, I did not see a parade from one village to another. Personally, I loved it! The big question: is it worth going to this festival? Format Paperback. Every year, on May 1st, the cattle herds are gathered in Larraitz, before being taken to the high meadows until October. Type: chocolate tasting and various activities. The famous Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra, also on La Concha, often offers very attractive promotions. Please take into account that I am neither an organizer of these parties nor a member of a tourist office. Corpus Christi and Octave celebrations on the following Sunday are called in the Basque Country Besta Berri or Pesta Berri (Fête Dieu in French). Dès lors, ces couleurs, qui sont aussi celles des fêtes de Pampelune, se généralisent et, au début des années 90, s'imposent. The evening before, the Caldereros are celebrated as in San Sebastian. The month of January is marked in particular by the beginning of the Souletine masquerades in Soule, which last until April, and by the Tamborrada of San Sebastian. For 2017-2018, the theme was “Mythologies”. Date: From August 4 to 9, 2020. Take benefit of your stay in Tudela and discover the nearby Bardenas desert, where a lot of films have been shot. Semana Grande / Aste Nagusia of San Sebastian / Donostia. In each village, a group of kaskarots, the main characters of the Labourdin carnivals, do the collection from house to house, while performing the traditional Labourd dances. Expogrow Irun 2016. The city of Salt in Bearn will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its festival in 2019 with a special programme for the occasion. In the evening, don’t miss the international fireworks competition from La Concha beach – voted Europe’s most beautiful beach in 2017 by Trip Advisor readers. On August 15, the capital of La Soule celebrates the espadrille and the Basque pelota. Winner, 2019 IACP Award, Best Book of the Year, International. There is no – more? Type: alarde (military parade in period costumes), historical commemoration, outdoor activities. No, we don’t use the term feria in the Basque Country! On the Saturday evening before mardi gras, all the carnival characters leave Calle Maldita, which is only open for the carnival period. Agricultural fair, trade fair, concert of the municipal banda in the Florida kiosk, Basque force in Plaza de los Fueros complete the morning program. The inhabitants of the city disguise themselves as boilermakers to commemorate their arrival in San Sebastian in the 19th century, and announce the carnival. About thirty peñas participate in pintxos eguna and offer the pintxos for 1€. If you know of any other interesting Basque festivals, let us know. Don’t forget the earplugs. Titirijai. You will learn how to make Basque cake, buy some cakes and exchange with the pastry chefs to learn their secrets. In 2020, the fair will take place from Thursday, April 9 to Sunday, April 12. L'équipe de l'Office de Tourisme se met à votre disposition ! The Tolosa alubias is a dark purple flageolet, almost black, with a white spot in the middle. Enfilez un costume de pèlerin et voyagez dans le passé, en parcourant une partie des Chemins allant vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle qui traversent les rues d’Irun ou les galeries du musée romain Oiasso. For one day, the houses and bars of Ochagavía regain the appearance of the early 20th century. 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