Saint-Jean-de-Luz


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Saint-Jean-de-Luz

(săN-zhäN-də-lüz), town (1990 pop. 13,181), Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept., SW France, in the Basque region (see BasquesBasques
, people of N Spain and SW France. There are about 2 million Basques in the three Basque provs. and Navarre, Spain; some 250,000 in Labourd, Soule, and Lower Navarre, France; and communities of various sizes in Central and South America and other parts of the world.
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), on the Bay of Biscay. It is a beach resort with a casino and a sardine- and tuna-fishing port. Louis XIV married (1660) Marie Thérèse of Austria there. Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a 16th-century Basque church.
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Meetings between the Saint-Jean-de-Luz and San Sebastian admiralties to uphold cross-border trade and the New France fishery were much more regular than incidents when warships trained their guns at fellow Basques.
But the Basque region is its spiritual home, and every year the town of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, in Labourd, plays host to the Cesta Punta International Games, an intense tournament to decide the very best players in the world.
Our favourite place by far was the Atlantic fishing village of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a cosmopolitan, lively town, which was small enough to walk on foot from end to end with family-friendly beaches, children's clubs, clean loos, showers and lovely comfy sunbeds to hire.
[beaucoup moins que] Pierre de patience [beaucoup plus grand que] valut le prestigieux Prix Goncourt (2008) a l'Afghan Atiq Brahimi qui le realisa en long metrage deux ans plus tard, remportant le prix du meilleur film au Festival international des jeunes realisateurs de Saint-Jean-de-Luz (France, 2012).
The works in this exhibition take you from Venice to Paris, from North Africa to the Caribbean, from Dieppe to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, and from Quebec City to Lake Massawippi.
And reflecting on last Sunday's events at Saint-Jean-de-Luz, in Aquitaine, Boulden said: "I couldn't have come much closer to my first win on the main European Tour.
ENGLAND'S Florentyna Parker sat one shot off the lead after the opening round of the Lacoste Ladies Open de France in Saint-Jean-de-Luz yesterday.
Brewerton will take extra fitness into the competition, which starts today at Golf de Chantaco in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, having recently run a halfmarathon - which the Abergele ace described as "by far the hardest thing I've ever done".
Above, a vineyard in Bordeaux, France, left, the Guadalquivir River in Seville, Spain, the beach at Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France and bottom, the stunning Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain
Saint-Jean-de-Luz: This Basque coastal gem, with narrow cobblestoned lanes leading past the Church of St.
Hold both your patience and your wallet, for shopping is not what you've come to Biarritz for; save that for Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a town south of Biarritz and about an hour or so away by road.
She hops on the first available train and finally settles into a very modest apartment in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, where she tries to remain as inconspicuous as possible.