Ah this looks tres magnifique! Its caves are even older than those on Malta’s Gozo, Wonderful. Now if I could only speak Basque and had a little red Basque beret!
Sare is a small village in the province of Labourd in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques in south-western France. It is situated deep in Basque country only about 2 miles from the Spanish border. In fact, Sare residents like to say they can have breakfast in France and lunch in Spain.
Sare is known for its festivals, its love of tradition and its great food. It is considered one of the most beautiful villages in France. Cradled in a ring of Pyrenees foothills, the village seems to doze in the shadow of steep, craggy Rhune Mountain. The area surrounding Sare is pastoral with cows and Manech, red-faced sheep, lounging on the green meadows. Wild pottok, small sturdy Basque ponies, graze in the distance. A two-lane country road replete with roundabouts every few miles leads into the village with its large pelota court, shaded streets and fine 17th century Church of Saint Martin with…
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