Fact File:

  
  CurrencyEuro
  
  
  
  Culinary specialities Pincho and cider
  
  Language Castilian Spanish, Basque
  
  Nearest P&O port Calais
  
  Local saying "Before God was God and boulders were boulders, Basques were already Basques"
  
  Famous PeopleXabi Alonso - footballer
  
  FactBasques are possibly descended from the oldest human inhabitants of Europe.
  
  
  
  Average temperaturesWinter 12C / Summer 22C