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Situated at the confluence of the Nive and Adour rivers, on the northernmost side of the French Basque country, Bayonne enjoys close proximity to the ocean. Aside from hosting France’s largest festival every summer, the fortified city boasts an array of exceptional historical sites to visit. Stroll along Bayonne’s wonderful maze of narrow cobblestone streets, lined with colourful half-timbered-houses, as well as boutiques, chocolatiers, bookshops. Take the time to discover St Mary’s Cathedral, a gothic monument listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, as well as the Basque Museum, containing France’s largest ethnographic collection about the history of the Basque country.