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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For the pool of Saint Jean de Luz - Ascain road - 64500 ST Jean de Luz - For School sailing: Parking dinghies - 64500 Ciboure - for trips within the year scolaire.
It was indicative of the faultless service we would experience throughout our 12-night journey through St Peter Port in Guernsey, to Bordeaux, St Jean de Luz, in the south of France, Bilbao and Lisbon, ending in Seville.
Hendaye on the Spanish border Bustling streets of St Jean de Luz Rugged cliffs and beach at Hendaye
Springtime Flowers Easter cruise Departs 2 April 2012 This wonderful value -springtime voyage, taking in the long Easter weekend, sees Marco Polo heading across the Channel to some varied French ports including picture-book Honfleur and exquisite St Jean de Luz, before a day in delightful, daffodil-strewn Guernsey.
Though you'll find Brits at stylish resorts such as Biarritz and St Jean de Luz, inland there are far fewer of us.
Driving down via Nantes, Bordeaux and St Jean de Luz I was stuck by the aesthetic appeal of everything: well painted houses and meticulously kept gardens.
Hornung died on March 22,1921, at St Jean de Luz in the South of France.
Then, as St Jean de Luz wakes up with its after-party hangover, we move on.
The three-star Hotel La Reserve on France's Atlantic coast features panoramic views of the Ocean, the mountains and the bustling coastal town of St Jean de Luz and Crystal France has a two night b&b stay there from now until April 2 for pounds 113 per person, based on two sharing, excluding Ryan Air flights from Stansted to Biarritz, available on request.
A grandfather of two, Mr Romeral was awarded the Chevalier Legion d'Honneur, chevalier being the equivalent of a knight, at his nursing home in St Jean De Luz in Brittany.