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The Bulls of Sanfermines 2017

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The Bulls for Sanfermines 2017 have been selected


MIURA de Lora del Río (Sevilla)VICTORIANO DEL RÍO, de Guadalix de la Sierra, (Madrid)Hros. de D. JOSÉ CEBADA GAGO, de Medina Sidonia (Cádiz)JANDILLA de Mérida (Badajoz)PUERTO DE SAN LORENZO, de Tamames (Salamanca)JOSÉ ESCOLAR GIL, de Lanzahíta (Ávila)NÚÑEZ DEL CUVILLO, de Vejer de la Frontera (Cádiz)FUENTE YMBRO, de San José del Valle (Cádiz)


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Dining During Fiesta - Sanfermines 2017

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Pamplona is a city blessed with more than 300 cafés, bars and restaurants from which to choose.  It offers some of the finest cuisine in the north of Spain on a par with the best the Basque country and Catalunya have to offer.  More than 80 cafés, bars and restaurants, including a few from a far away as Tudela and Tafalla, participated in the annual pintxos competition, which celebrates the best of miniature haute cuisine in Navarra.

While most cafés, bars and restaurants outside of the Old City, in the 1st and 2nd Ensanche (Iturrama, San Juan and Ermitagaña neighborhoods), continue to offer their regular menus during fiesta, in addition to a special "Sanfermines Menu", pintxos bars and cafés within the Old City like Bar Gaucho, Baserri and Iru, simply cannot offer their normal award winning pintxos menu during fiesta because of the demand.

The last night you will be able to sample this truly outstanding fare will be the on July 5, which is also the last night the famous Café …

Pays Basque - The French Basque Country

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Nestled into the southwest corner of France, the Pays Basque extends south along the Bay of Biscay from Bayonne to Hendaye and the Bidasoa River, and east along the deeply caved valleys and summits of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, which separates it from Spain and the País Vasco.  The pastoral green hills, dotted with handsome blond cattle and sheep extend east to the Jurançon wine region of Béarn.  The French Basque region is divided into three provinces, Laboure (Lapurdi), Basse-Navarre (Nafarroa Beherea) and Soule (Zuberoa).


The Pays Basque offers the visitor:A long coastline of wide, sandy Atlantic beaches that have become a haven to surfers from around the globe for some of Europe’s best wavesElegant seaside resort towns of Saint-Jean-de-Luz and BiarritzBeautiful rolling hills and pastures dotted with lovely three-flower, highly picturesque villages filled with handsome whitewashed farmhouses (etxe in Basque) with shutters painted red and green (the colors of the Basque flag), many da…

Fiesta de San Fermín 2016 - el chupinazo

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Sanfermines 2016

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Chupinazo 2016

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The start of another great fiesta, with an unexpected welcome!