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.

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…

Activities in the Basque Country

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