- Why the Basque Country? The Basque Country is a unique travel destination, here you will find amazing gastronomy, modern architecture, charming seaside villages, picturesque landscapes, rich history, cultures and traditions...
- Our Story At Travel Basque Country we wanted to capture the essence of local travel. We've brought together everything you need to plan your trip from unique itineraries to hand-selected experiences and much more...
- The Team Our team spent almost two years preparing Travel Basque Country from researching local history & culture, to visiting towns, creating original content and seeking authentic local experiences...
Txoko in Basque language means nook or cozy corner. They are private kitchens with dining areas typically owned and managed by a group of members. Some of the oldest historic txokos in the Basque Country date back to the 1800’s
Enjoy a walking tour of the historic Casco Viejo and a visit to some of the best pintxos bars in town. Then learn how to make your own pintxos!
Take part in the largest cooking contest in the Basque Country. Learn how to make local dishes, get tips from the pros and enjoy the one of a kind ambience. Recommended for groups
A fascinating journey into the history of Mutriku from the middle ages to present day. The tour focuses on a very unique aspect of Mutriku – the whaling industry. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a visit to a local txoko for a light lunch
Ever wonder how that anchovy got to your pizza? The canning industry of Northern Spain produces some of the finest seafood including anchovies, canned sardines & bonito del norte. Visit the historic town of Ondarroa and learn how the local canning industry works, from witnessing a fish auction to learning how fish is processed
The Mercado de la Ribera is the largest covered market in Western Europe. We will take you on a tour of the market and rent out a local Basque Txoko to prepare some freshly prepared local dishes
Meet local etching artist Marta and visit her gallery workshop to learn about the traditional method of creating metal prints. There are only five workshops in Spain that are specialized in etchings making this a unique and personalized experience for those with an interest in art
Slow-cooked, deliberate, patient, traditional and delicious. These are some of the words that describe a Basque Sukalki or stew. Pre-order a traditional stew for pick up or let us find a txoko for you to dine in
Spend a day exploring the local forests and majestic natural parks of the Basque Country followed by an epic meal in a traditional restaurant or caserio where you will enjoy a slow-cooked meal
An exclusive and unique tour into the heart of the Urdaibai estuary and the Biosphere Reserve of Bizkaia