Welcome on Frontons.net

Frontons.net is a collaborative project aimed at identifying and geotagging open-air single walled fronton around the world.

This website offers differents possibilities to consult frontons' database: proximity researches by address, world map of the frontons and pages dedicated to the latest frontons added.

You are also invited to share all your knowledge about the frontons, whether commenting existing pages and/or suggesting a new fronton.

If you encounter technical issues, have a suggestion or require more information about the site, please leave a message using the contact form.

Thank you!

Summer 2014 Update

To celebrate its fourth year anniversary, and better respond to the growing demands, Frontons.net opens up to left walled frontons and trinquets.

Frontons.net, today more then ever the biggest collection of frontons of the web!



September 2017 Update

Frontons.net just turned 7!

Now, Frontons.net supports Responsive Web Design: A technique for building websites that allows design to respond to the size of a device's screen.

I wish you all welcome and happy browsing!



July 2018 Update

More and more of you are visiting Frontons.net each and every day.

It's amazing to see all these enthusiastic messages about this project, begun 8 years ago, and now becoming a reference in its field.

Let me take this opportunity to thank you all for your continuous support and loyalty.


— Pascal BOURUT

Recently added frontons
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  • 48004 Bilbo, Bizkaia Spain

Top rated frontons
  • 64250 Souraïde, France
  • 40390 Saint-Barthélemy, France
  • 64100 Bayonne, France
  • 19491 Las Inviernas, Guadalajara Spain
  • 64780 Ossès, France
Did you know?

A Fronton (Basque: frontoi or pilotaleku, French: fronton, Spanish: frontón) is a two walled or single walled court used as playing area for Basque pelota.

The front wall of the first frontons in villages was usually the wall of a church. Because the games being played close by, several priests would play pelota along with the villagers and got to be well-known players and often served as referees in provincial or town competitions but were out of the picture when it turned into a commercialized sport.

Because of the increasing popularity of the game, many Basque churches put up signs forbidding pelota games on their porches. The game were also played in town halls, but when the game turned into a highly popular entertainment in the region, towns started to build special frontons in open-air or closed courts.


 
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