Espelette is a charming small village in the heart of the Basque country, renowned for cultivating a local variety of chilli pepper, aptly named: Espelette pepper. This is the place to discover Basque folklore and taste delicious local specialities made from the nearby farm products.
Nature lovers can explore the surroundings and enjoy many walks leading to the most beautiful scenery. Traditional Labourdine houses in the village centre are decorated with long strings of bright red drying chilli peppers. This is an ideal place for families with true Basque spirit.