© A. Lamoureux
La Vélodyssée à Bayonne © J. Damase
A week-long foodie tour through Basque Country
Vineyards & gastronomy
Short trip (3 to 5 days)
I cycle often
5 days of cycling in Basque Country to discover the region’s culinary delights
Awaken your taste buds on this journey along La Vélodyssée. An itinerary of cycling through Basque Country packed full of gourmet tours, tastings, and meals at traditional restaurants. A foodie’s dream on two wheels! Along the way, you will have many encounters where you’ll get to know the unique culture of French Basque Country.
Highlights of the itinerary: Bayonne, the chocolate capital: a culinary history that began over 400 years ago with the arrival of cacao beans in Europe. In the 19th century, Bayonne became France’s City of Chocolate. To celebrate this sweet treat, Bayonne hosts a big event every year during the Feast of the Ascension: Les Journées du Chocolat (Chocolate Days).
Bayonne / Biarritz
1 h 03 min
Biarritz / Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Saint-Jean-de-Luz / Hendaye-Plage
1 h 21 min