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Stunning hike along the river

What a beautiful hike with an interesting history. A stroll along this ancient path next to the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nice place to have a break

Close to Itxassou (5min by car) you can park your car and walk 10min along the road to join Le Pas... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Perrette B
Rhone-Alpes, France
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4 May 2018
“Stunning hike along the river”
4 Aug 2017
“Nice place to have a break”
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Route du Pas de Roland, 64250 Itxassou, France
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

What a beautiful hike with an interesting history. A stroll along this ancient path next to the river is the perfect way to digest all of the great food from the basque country.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Close to Itxassou (5min by car) you can park your car and walk 10min along the road to join Le Pas de Roland it is not too big so be aware and it is close to a river, you can put your feet in if...More

2  Thank Perrette B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A really worthwhile detour that is on narrow road parallel to a wild torrent if rains have prevaiIed or in Spring after snows have melted! Beware of oncoming traffic although happily coaches are not permitted. Countryside is magical and bird life a treat. The route...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Narrow road to reach the place but worthwhile. Very refreshing. Possibility to sweem. Shadowed place.

Thank Samy P
Reviewed 9 November 2016

After nice lunch at Itxassou, we did small walk to Pas de Roland. The road is narrow but so romantic and quiet along the river.

Thank Jean_PaulM749
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We parked our car at the end of the Pas and wandered along the river to see the actual Pas de Roland. We visited in the morning when the sunlight played on the water, and the birds were singing to add atmosphere to the walk....More

Thank WendyF135
Reviewed 4 February 2016

So perhaps best if you walk in. The gorge is lovely; the Step of Roland unexpected; the village beautiful. It was pouring rain the day we went, so we drove, "we" being two French, two Americans, and thank heavens, the French were driving! But it's...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We found this place by accident -- or rather followed the signs. I am glad we did though I am still scratching my head to work out why it is called the 'Pace' of Roland. It is tremendous site -- the river has carved a...More

1  Thank HeinrichLu
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Very scenic and peaceful. Great for outdoor pursuits enthusiasts. The weather is changeable - when it's hot, it's very hot and when it rains, it's like being in Scotland.

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