Bayonne, France, is worth a few hours if you are in the area. Encircled by ancient fortifications, some dating to Roman times, the city boasts the wonderful Gothic St. Mary's Cathedral.
Bayonne's oldest section, a labyrinth of narrow, shaded streets, is famous for its chocolate makers and was once home to many Jews who fled Spain and Portugal during the Inquisition.... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.