Guéthary / Basque Country . Guéthary is the smallest village on the Aquitaine coast. The port of Guéthary, in addition to being the smallest on the coast, has the particularity of being in dry dock.
Formerly Guéthary was mainly focused on fishing. From the 11th to the 19th century, whaling was an activity on the coast of the Basque Country. The port is protected by a short seawall. The port of Guéthary, in addition to being the smallest on the coast, has the particularity of being in dry dock. In other words, all the boats are hoisted out of the water using a winch after each trip to sea. Sea urchins, crabs, shrimps and other strange animals live in the rock pools. Guéthary, the Mecca of international surfing, is privileged to have 2 legendary waves. The “Right” wave -“Parlementia” -and the “Left” wave – “Avalanche”.
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