SARA

Sara

Sara is 70 minutes from Goierri.

In Basque is an old proverb says that "In Sara, time stops." Maybe because its historical archives were burned during the French Revolution, the mystery takes over the origins of this town, at the foot of the legendary top Larrun, first peak in the Pyrenees, and the wind brings the smell of salt in the nearby Bay of Biscay.

Listed as one of "the most beautiful villages of France" has attracted people since ancient times linked to the arts and letters. Among the characters who lived or visited Sara include Napoleon III and his wife, Empress Eugénie de Montijo, Winston Churchill or Luis Mariano. Although fondly claimed figures Axular writer and priest, Father Jose Miguel Barandiaran, the most notable Basque ethnographer who worked on the recovery of local history.
Sara has kept the charm of the town center, the hospitality of a traditional and natural heritage values​​. The paths of discovery of beautiful oak, multimedia systems in the legendary caves or the funicular to Mount Larrun (unique viewpoint of the Basque coast) Sara make a visit really recommended.

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