Espelette – étape pittoresque et gourmande du Tour de France…:-)

Espelette – village charmant, situé au pied des Pyrénées Atlantiques, à environ 20′ de Biarritz; bien-connu pour ses poivrons rouges séchés, utilisés entiers ou moulus dans la préparation du jambon de Bayonne; ces piments sont suspendus à l’extérieur de nombreuses maisons et boutiques pendant l’été – incontournable si vous êtes au Pays Basque… 🙂

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Espelette is a quaint, typical village situated at the foot of the Atlantic Pyrénées, about 20′-drive from Biarritz; well-known for its dried red peppers, used whole or ground to a hot powder in the production of the famous Bayonne dry ham; these peppers are hung to dry outside many of the houses and shops during the summer, a must-visit spot – if you are in the French Basque country(region)… 🙂

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Posted on 27 July 2018, in melanie. Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. The peppers are such a beautiful red. I like the way the shutters and trim on buildings complement the peppers.

  2. These are great! Love the doors, and the bikes (and the wagon wheel).

  3. Ah le piment d’Espelette… J’en ai toujours un peu pour mettre dans les piperades. Bonne soirée, Mo

  4. charmant village avec les poivrons séchés suspendus… 🙂

  5. very lovely my friend! a long time friend of you – a young man as you said! 🙂

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