Vertes Montagnes 2* House, St Jean Pied de Port, Basque Country
In the Basque Country, in the historic center of St Jean Pied de Port, classified between the Most Beautiful Villages of France, 2* holiday house for 15 people.
Access and location:
In the North Basque country, 1 hour from Biarritz, Saint Jean Pied de Port is a small fortified town, surrounded by mountains, whose green or snow-covered peaks reach an altitude of between 600 and 1300 m depending on the season. Easily accessible by a valley road in France (50 km from Biarritz) or by Navarra in Spain, Saint Jean Pied de Port (150 m) is at the foot of the Pyrenees and the monumental Orreaga-Roncesvalles pass in Spain.
The gîte Vertes Montagnes is located 8 km from Spain, within the city walls, in a pedestrian street, shops, market and restaurants on foot, in the heart of the medieval city, in one of its oldest 17th century houses completely restored.
When not rented, the house is a stopover gîte known as Gite Ultreia , for pilgrims to Compostela and hikers on the GR10 (crossing the Pyrenees) from spring to mid-October.
Capacity and description:
It is a 2* house for groups up to 15 people, available for seasonal rental all year round and from 8 people in winter. All the year, the house can be rented from 2 nights or 3 for Christmas or New Year’s Eve.
The house is also labelled Tourism and Handicap (mental and auditory).
This cosy house is ideal to share with family and between friends. This house of the 17th century was completely renovated and still possesses its charm with its 18th facade and its comfortably furnished rooms. The patio is an haven of peace in the middle of the tourist area, to take advantage of the freshness. The 2 double rooms terrace balconies give onto this quiet patio, whereas from the lounge, if you get up early, you will see pilgrims on the road towards Roncesvalles, and later in the morning, you listen to the tourist guide under the windows… From St-Jean-Pied-de-Port, the mountain calls you, by foot since the house.
The Vertes Montagnes gite, much more than a simple group accomodation, is a private house equipped and decorated. On three floors and with a terrace, totaling more than 200 m2, 4 bedrooms divided into double bedroom, twin bedroom, 2 bedrooms with a total of 11 single beds (1 bunk bed), large living room of 40 m2 with table for 15 people, equipped with home cinema TV, Internet and furnished with comfortable chairs and sofas, large kitchen very well equipped, 3 bathrooms.
In few words, it is a comfortable gite, tastefully restored, at the foot of the shops, the restaurants, the places of visits, animations, the market, hikes in mountains, and activities.
Ideal place of stay to discover the mountainous Basque Country from Pamplona to Bayonne.