We leave from the port of Hondarribia towards San Juan de Luz, on the way we will leave behind Hendaye and its precious twins two huge rocks that appear at the end of the beach and that according to legend, were thrown by the Gentiles, some beings of the Basque mythology possessors of an unusual force that they tried to destroy the Cathedral of Bayonne but that they failed in their attempt. Named “Dunba Zabala” and “Dunba Luzie”, the two rocks reached Hendaye to form a magical picture.
Shortly after, in one of the most spectacular places of the journey, we will be able to see the Abbadie castle, Neo-Gothic in style with extraordinary decorative richness, the building bears the stamp of the orientalist passion of its owner. Antoine d’Abbadie (1810 – 1897) installed an astronomical observatory with scientific equipment to make star catalogs. A great traveler, he made the first cartography of Ethiopia. Closely linked to the Basque Country, he was also one of the most ardent defenders of its language and culture.
Then we will enjoy the views that the “Corniche” cliff area offers us, one of the last areas of natural preservation on the Basque coast. Finally we will arrive at the Sokoa fort, a wall that EnriqueXVI ordered to build, to protect the bay that makes up San Juan de Luz and Ziburu from Spanish incursions. Once inside we will have the opportunity to bathe and have lunch enjoying its magnificent views. Once the tour is over, we will return to the Hondarribia marina to end the day.
It will be agreed before departure