Campsite near Saint Jean Pied de Port

Discover Saint Jean Pied de Port during your camping holiday

Center for Basque cultural and sporting exchanges and activities. A legendary city that has retained the incomparable authenticity that has earned it worldwide renown.

A must for your stay stay in the Basque Country The medieval town of Saint Jean Pied de Port in the interior of the Basque Country, at the foot of the mountains and the Pyrenees.

From the top of the sentry walk, the citadel keeps watch. Built on the site of the former stronghold of the kings of Navarre, the citadel towers over the town by more than 70 meters, and is an integral part of the network of Places Fortes in the Western Pyrenees.


The St Jacques gate

Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998, it is the historic entrance for pilgrims on their way to Compostela.

This is one of the fortified gates of the medieval town of Saint Pied de Port.

It owes its name to the passage of the pilgrims from Santiago de Compostela, still numerous today.

Pilgrimageto Santiago de Compostela

The Way of Saint James

The Camino de Santiago de Compostela was originally a Catholic pilgrimage to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

The Camino de Santiago de Compostela is the route that begins at Saint Jean Pied de Port in France, at the foot of the Pyrenees, and ends at Santiago de Compostela. A distance of 876 km.

Espadrilles Don Quichosse

Espadrilles made in the purest tradition, from the models of our ancestors to the most up-to-date. You’ll find a huge selection in this store. The products come directly from the company. It’s not just a store, you’ll also find a small, free museum that will lovingly tell you the story of the Espadrille.

Maison Barbier Millox

Located in the town of Saint Jean Pied de Port, the Barbier Millox house has been preparing the unmissable Basque cherry and cream cakes for 3 generations, in the pure tradition of artisan pastry-makers, as well as home-made sweets in a variety of flavors: cherry, manzana, yellow and green izarra, and home-made ice creams.

Arrambide Restaurant

Philippe Arrambide, Michelin-starred chef, works with exceptional products, in harmony with the seasons. Driven by his passion, he constantly researches and experiments for days on end with new creations.

His aim: to surprise you with a masterful search for textures, unmistakable combinations and refined dishes, while preserving the flavours of the products.

The products are exceptionally fresh and selected from local producers or from other regions when necessary.