The Basque Country is a region that culturally includes three provinces within Spain and a fourth province of France. The French destination is located within the southwestern section of Aquitaine and includes the territories of Labord, French Navarra, and Soule. The Basque Country is one of the world's top gastronomic destinations. It is thought that Basques are a remnant of the early inhabitants of Western Europe. Though geographically surrounded by Romance languages, Basque is classified as a language isolate. It is the last remaining pre-Indo-European language in Western Europe. This proud territory is a must see for anyone interested in hearty Basque food and the history that surrounds such an ancient, original European culture.