Photo Essay: One Autumn Day in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

by Gigi Griffis

My favorite town in the French Basque Country, where I spent the month of November recovering from my tough October and enjoying an almost summer-like sunshine, was the quaint surf town of Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

If I had my trip to plan all over again, this is where I would have based myself.

Luna running


Shoreline homes

foot circle


castle-building in the distance

City center St. Jean de Luz

red house

hilly sea view

Dam in Saint-Jean-De-Luz

Twilight in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

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All photos taken with my lovely little Lumix.

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Rebecca December 8, 2014 - 7:07 am

Drooling serious drooling. Great pictures wish I was there. Thanks and glad things are better this time around.

gigigriffis December 8, 2014 - 9:30 am

Haha, thanks!

Stu December 8, 2014 - 9:19 am

Reminiscent of San Sebastian, Spain.
Also a lovely city, great food.
For our next visit, we’ll have all the time we want, and will certainly add French Basque country. Great photos!

gigigriffis December 8, 2014 - 9:30 am

Yes – it’s only like 30 minutes from San Sebastian, I think. I wanted to make it to SS, but the trains only ran once a day down there, so I decided to save it for next time.


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