Maison du Jambon de Bayonne


This museum has a wonderful display of frescoes, models, tools, games and video screens. You will learn about the salting and drying techniques used for the famous ham and can also sample and buy the product in the tasting room and boutique

Places to visit nearby

Biarritz in Aquitaine is a refined aristocratic town that is now the surfing capital of Europe.

St Jean de Luz in Aquitaine is a beautiful coastal town with some great beaches, close to the Spanish border in what is known as the French Basque Country.

San Sebastián, in Pais Vasco (the Basque Country), is a stylish city renowned for its excellent beaches, fine architecture and culture, and its wealth of Michelin star restaurants.

Nearby attractions

Just 30 mins from the coast, a visit to these caves (awarded 2 stars in the Michelin guide) is of great prehistoric and geological interest. The 'cathedral' of stone, etched and carved by water over thousands of years is an...

The Asiatica Museum houses a significant collection of Asian art primarily from India, Nepal, Tibet, and China. Wander through rooms and galleries filled with beautiful sculptures of Eastern deities, jades from the time of the...

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