Regions of Spain

Basque Country

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Make the Basque Country the right way!

The Basque Country enjoys a unique and rich culture, possibly the best food in Spain and incomparable natural beauty. Check out our guide of this region to plan your perfect vacation in the Basque Country. 

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Main cities and towns in the Basque Country

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San Sebastian city guide

San Sebastian city guide with a recommended list of hotels, restaurants, places to visit, weather, prices, monuments, things to see and do and much more. With its amazing gastronomy offering, San Sebastian is for sure one of the top cities to visit in Spain

Bilbao gate

Bilbao city guide

Bilbao city guide with recommended list of hotels, restaurants, places to visit, weather, prices, monuments, things to see and do, and much more. Bilbao is Spain´s 4 largest city. Its industrial history is being “shadowed” by architectural inspiration, art galleries, and a plethora of cultural and gastronomical activity.

Lagusardia

Laguardia

This small Spanish village was founded in 908 by Sancho Abarca of Navarre to defend the frontier, when it was known as La Guarda. It was originally laid out in the shape of
a ship, with the bow facing North. and the stern South. In 1164 it achieved town status under Sancho el Sabio. In 1194 its fortifications were extended by King Sancho el Fuerte. Cars are not permitted inside the walled city!

House in Calle San Pedro in Hondarribia

Hondarribia, beautiful Basque town near San Sebastian

Ciutadella is (After Mahon) the second largest town in Menorca and until 1722 the island´s capital. It is today the seat of a bishop but above all a beautiful, attractive and appealing city.Its port is full of restaurants where you will enjoy fish with fantastic views.

Explore the Basque Country

Guggenheim musem

Guggenheim musem- Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao  The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao is the city’s most emblematic monument. A visit to Bilbao wouldn’t be complete without at least

Whale watching in Spain

Whale watching in Spain: complete guide

Spain may not come at the top of your head when you think of whale watching. Off the coast of Tarifa from Algeciras until the Cabo de Gracia in Tarifa, you’ll find the “Estrecho y Reserva Intercontinental de la Biosfera” (natural park), a protected shoreline area that occupies the meeting point of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, an area with exceptional biodiversity made of migratory birds and marine mammals.

Surf in Spain: the ultimate guide

There have been a lot of world-known surfers coming to the the Spanish coasts to enjoy surf and a bit of adventure travel in Spain because of the large amount of beaches on the coast where one can find the perfect waves to surf on – suitable for people all levels.

Best movies filmed in Spain

Spain was and continues to be a popular filming destination for Hollywood movies thanks to its beautiful landscapes, architectural gems, sunny weather and also low costs. Many movies filmed in Spain date back to the 50s and 60s. Spain was a filming hotspot location for many 1950-60 Western classics and many of the countries fantastic attractions do continue to be selected by many directors and producers due to their beauty

Best hotels in The Basque Country

The amazing beaches of the Basque Country

Highlighting Bilbao

NEBAK Jatetxea

NEBAK Jatetxea- Bilbao

Why we recommend hotel NEBAK Jatetxea? NEBAK Jatetxea is a small, traditinal basque restaurant that offers slightly modernized and delicious versions of all the classics.

Plaza de Santiago

Plaza de Santiago- Bilbao

Plaza de Santiago in Bilbao Gothic cathedral, built around 1379 and substantially restored after a fire in 1571. The church has a nave and two

Highlighting San Sebastian

The best Pintxos in San Sebastian. The ultimate guide

With an increasing number of tourists arriving to San Sebastian every year, and with so many bars and tours to choose from, finding the best options for you may sometimes be a daunting experience. But worry not! Our local team has put together a list with some of the top bars to enjoy pintxos

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La Concha beach