Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a seaside town with a historic past. The marriage of Louis XIV to the Infanta Maria Theresa of Austria in 1660 was one of the major events in the town. With its ideal maritime location, the town has made fishing its flagship activity: its renowned port dates back to the 12th century! Well protected from the overflowing waves by its three dykes built by Vauban, the town offers an exceptional panorama of the ocean and the Pyrenees. The Rhune, overhangs the city. The city is full of dynamism, without forgetting its gastronomic life. The dance, the songs or the Basque gastronomy are well present.

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