The Basque Country’s Proud, Unique Culture

The ancient, free-spirited land of the Basques straddles France and Spain. These proud, industrious and independent people occupy a small yet diverse region between the Atlantic coast and the mountains. Insulated from outsiders for much of their history, Basques are united by unique traditions, including their bewildering language (one of Europe's oldest) and exclusive men's gastronomic clubs — where you'll be enjoying an unforgettable dinner on our 9-day Basque Country of Spain & France tour!

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