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Location address: France, Aquitaine
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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (literally meaning “Saint John at the foot of the mountain pass” in French) (Basque: Donibane Garazi) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France close to Ostabat in the Pyrenean foothills. The town is also the old capital of the traditional Basque province of Lower Navarre. This is also the starting point for the Camino Frances, the most popular option for travelling the Camino de Santiago, and appeared in the movie The Way.