With beautiful views over the Nive and Adour rivers, and UNESCO–listed architecture dating back centuries, Bayonne ranks among the Basque Country’s must-see destinations—but exploring independently means missing the city’s hidden secrets. On this small-group walking tour, limited to 10 people, follow medieval streets to ancient defensive walls, and hear the back stories behind top attractions including the Castillo Viejo, 13th-century Bayonne Cathedral, and the Petit Bayonne quarter.
What makes Bayonne unique are the cobbled streets, the narrow streets, the very beautiful old town with its Basque half-timbered houses, the charming shops, the spectacular facades along the waterfront of the Nive. Bayonne invites you to stroll, eat and drink in the shade of trees and let the city take over.Let yourself be seduced by the capital of chocolate. I am happy to show you this Basque metropolis, embedded in 2 rivers, with a 2,000-year history and a unique, intact old town.
Experience the history and heritage of Bayonne with a passionate official guide just for you, your friends or your family! Explore ancient defensive walls, hidden medieval streets, and stunning half-timbered traditional architecture on this 2h30m walking tour. Along the way, your enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide will regale you with great stories of people who lived here. From ancient Roman soldiers to the chocolate makers who made this a sweet place to live. You will end the tour tasting the delicious chocolate of Bayonne and discovering the fascinating story of how the city became the first chocolate capital of France in the XVIII century. Bayonne is a city brimming with history and flavour; come explore it with us in an exclusive, personalised and unique way!