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!

Milesker eta laster arte.

— Pascal BOURUT

Recently added frontons
  • Reunion
  • 64122 Ciboure, France
  • 64250 Cambo-les-Bains, France
  • 34510 Florensac, France
  • 31500 Toulouse, France

Top rated frontons
  • 64310 Ascain, France
  • 64240 Bonloc, France
  • 64120 Pagolle, France
  • 64600 Anglet, France
  • 64700 Hendaye, 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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