Ecomusee Basque Jean-Vier, Saint-Jean-de-Luz

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Created by Basque linen specialist Jean Vier in 1999, Ecomusee Basque Jean-Vier celebrates the history, traditional trades, festivals, and everyday life of the Basque people. At the museum you'll discover the unique weaving methods that go into making Basque linen. Keep in mind, though, that there's a lot more to be seen, heard, tasted, and experienced. You can try Izarra, the famous Basque liquor, listen to traditional music and songs, and watch the pelote court. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Saint-Jean-de-Luz holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ecomusee Basque Jean-Vier and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • You plunge you into the history of the Basque provinces with the people who lived there. Very interesting explanations .the tasting of the local drink is to do but to enjoy moderately.
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  • A small museum with brief explanations on the Basque traditions and history of the tissue. Do not forget that these especially a shop.
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  • Good weird. It is difficult to find. Signage need an overhaul. Is it an eco museum, no! Is it a Basque museum? Sort of, more like a very expensive gift shop with a depot de vent attached. All the item...  more »
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