faune pays basque

Fauna of the Basque country

Encounter protected emblematic species in the Béarn region of the Basque Country: the little Basque Country horse, the large birds of prey, the fauna of the Gulf of Gascogne, the migratory species.

The pottok

which is pronounced “potiok”, is a very ancient race of ponies. The live in semi-freedom in the Basque mountains of Artzamendi, Baïgura, Ursuya and Rhune.

Camping Pays Basque Faune
Pays Basque Faune

The marine life of the Gulf of Gascogne
and its 150 species are presented at the Sea Museum at Biarritz. Shark cave, seal feeding, room of the cetaceans…

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