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Views from the mountains

Larrun (in Basque) is visible from different parts of the Basque Country. Its silhouette is unmistakable, from which extends out a huge antenna. It is a very pointy Mountain, at 905 meters high it has incredible views. Between Navarre and Lapurdi (in the Basque Country), it is without a doubt one of the most visited places by tourists in the Basque Country. Romantics should travel in one of the 3 trains in France, which go above 700 meters in 35 mins, travelling at only 8 km/h: Www.Rhune.Com A nice day out for kids, which is thrilling as you can see vultures flying overhead and watch the flocks of sheep and grazing pottokas. For those with a bit more energy, the ascent/descent can be done on foot, but keep in mind that the slope is very steep. Some lovely places to visit are: Sara, Zugaramurdi, Etxalar, Urdax caves, the castle d 'Abbadia (Hendaye), Hondarribia, Lesaka, Ziburu, St Jean de Luz ... As they say, with good binoculars, and a south wind, it is possible to spot the Pic du Midi de Bigorre which is 150 km away.
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Rhune

Second time I have the privilege of stepping on this mountain. The first time we went on the cog railway that is located in Sara (10 km from San Juan de Luz). This time, we climb the mountain of 905 meters from the other side. We encontrbamos in Bera, and decided to drive. To do this, the woman of the house rural indic us the way: "Road to Sara, the first deviation to the left (toward a house) and continue until a home From there the road turns into a track and after.. there is a course to park cars. " The truth that I deserved it. The mountain top offers stunning views, but despite the bad weather (fog and thus not observe both France and Navarre), this meant the power to come up with more lightness Mount and to feel that we entered a world "magical". Since, every step dbamos haca we slowly discover what we owed before us: horses, ponies, mountains of stones, dolmen, sheep, people, dogs ... "We all live in the Mist: We do not know that there, but we must move forward. "

Monte larrun

Segunda vez que tengo el privilegio de pisar este monte. La primera vez subimos en el tren de cremallera que está situado en Sara (a 10 km de San Juan de Luz).

Esta vez, subimos el monte de 905 metros de altitud desde el otro lado. Nos encontrábamos en Bera, y decidimos ir en coche. Para ello, la mujer de la casa rural nos indicó el camino: "Carretera hacia Sara, la primera desviación hacia la izquierda (hacia una casa rural). Y continuar hasta un caserío. A partir de ahí la carretera se convierte en pista y después hay un campo para aparcar los coches".

La verdad que mereció la pena. El monte desde arriba ofrece unas vistas impresionantes, pero a pesar del mal tiempo (niebla y con ello, la imposibilidad de observar tanto Francia como Navarra), esto supuso el poder subir con más ligereza el monte y el poder sentir que entrabamos en un mundo "mágico". Ya que, cada paso que dábamos nos hacía descubrir poco a poco lo que teníamos frente a nosotros: caballos, ponis, montañas de piedras, dolmen, ovejas, personas, perros...

"Todos vivimos en la niebla: No sabemos que hay, pero debemos de avanzar".
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Another world

Rhune is 905 meters high and is located in the extreme western part of the Pyrenees. After climbing the steep slopes thanks to the small train, we discover an exceptional panorama. On one side of Spain and the other in France. We see it very well Saint-Jean-de-Luz! There are also a couple of restaurants and souvenir shops. When you walk in nature, there is a lot of pottoks, wild horses and even manechs local Basque sheep breed that resembles dreadlocks, yes yes they have dreads! These guys are not shy as they must be accustomed to tourists! A delight for all ages! Life is peaceful up there and is punctuated by the soft sound of arrivals and departures from the small train ...

Un autre monde

La Rhune fait 905 mètres de haut et se situe dans la partie occidentale extrême de la chaîne des Pyrénées. Après avoir gravi les pentes abruptes grâce au petit Train, on découvre un panorama exceptionnel. D'un côté l'Espagne et de l'autre la France. On voit d'ailleurs très bien Saint-Jean-de-Luz ! On trouve aussi deux ou trois restaurants et boutiques de souvenirs. Quand on se promène dans la nature, on observe beaucoup de pottoks, les chevaux sauvages et même des manechs, race locale de mouton basque qui ressemble aux rastas, oui oui ils ont des dreads ! Ceux là ne sont pas farouches car ils doivent-être habitués aux touristes ! Un grand bonheur pour les petits et grands ! La vie là-haut est paisible et est rythmée par la douce sonorité des arrivées et départs du petit Train...
Marie-Aude
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Rhune is a summit of the basque count...

Rhune is a summit of the Basque Country. Its altitude is 905 m. The massive Rhune is through the Spanish-French border line, which is also the border between the Basque provinces of Labourd and Navarre. A way to rack and pinion railway (the Little Train of the Rhune) allows accder at the top.

La Rhune est un sommet du Pays basque. Son altitude est de 905 m. Le massif de la Rhune est traversé par la ligne de frontière franco-espagnole, qui est aussi la frontière entre les provinces basques du Labourd et de la Navarre. Une voie de chemin de fer à crémaillère (le Petit Train de la Rhune) permet d'accéder au sommet.
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The sacred summit of the basque country

After 35 minutes of acsension small rack and pinion train, you are at the top of the world, with stunning views of the Basque Country French and Spanish. The ocean merges with the sky to become one, you feel alone in the world facing the magical landscape that offers you an exceptional place not to be missed.

Le sommet sacré du pays basque

Après 35 minutes d'acsension en petit train à crémaillère, vous vous retrouvez au sommet du monde, avec une vue imprenable sur le Pays Basque français et espagnol. L'océan se confond avec le ciel pour ne faire qu'un, vous vous sentez seul au monde face au paysage magique qui s'offre à vous, un lieu d'exception à ne surtout pas manquer.
Aurelie Bonnerave
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