This 4-day package offers an authentic immersion into the Basque Country, the region’s culture and renowned cuisine.
Your base for 3 nights will be the old town of Getaria, one of the most typical fishing villages of the Gipuzkoa coast. This tranquil old town is situated on the Bay of Biscay this charming fishing village lies around 25k west of San Sebastian.
You will be staying at the Saiaz Getaria Hotel. Its privileged location offers unique sea views from the living room, the cafeteria, the terrace, and some of the rooms. You can relax with the sound of the waves and have breakfast watching the horizon of the Bay of Biscay.
Located in an area full of medieval old towns and hills packed with vineyards, this is an excellent place to discover more of the culture and gastronomy of the Basque Country.
The region is famous for its anchovies and you will visit a fishery where you will learn the importance of this small fish to the local community and how to can anchovies in the traditional way.
You will also visit a Txakoli wine producer. This slightly sparkling dry white wine is the traditional wine of the Basque region. Tastings are included, of course.
In complete contrast, also included in this package is a visit to the Cristobal Balenciaga Museum. The well-known Spanish haute couture designer was born in Getaria and the museum houses a collection of his creations.
Day 1: Check-in at the hotel.
Day 2: Visit to the Txakoli factory and the Balenciaga museum. Lunch in a restaurant specialised in grilled fish. A restaurant reservation will be made for you (meals are not included).
Day 3: Visit to a workshop and tasting of Cantabrian products.
Day 4: Check-out.
- Txakoli wine tasting
- 3-nights accommodation in double room at Saiaz Getaria
- Visit to the Cristobal Balenciaga Museum
- Visit an anchovy fishery
- Visit a Txakoli wine producer
- Tour guide