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THE BASQUE COUNTRY

In the Basque Country, despite its small size, a huge variety of surprises await you. You can find out more about them in this brochure In addition, discover "10 essential activities for savouring the Basque Country"

CITY BREAKS

Delightful city breaks to the Basque Country's three capitals: Bilbao is a modern and avant-garde city, San Sebastián is spectacularly lit and glamorous, while Vitoria-Gasteiz is the city where nature and the environment are of capital importance (it is the European Green Capital 2012). In this brochure, we invite you to come and savour unforgettable experiences: enjoy Basque cuisine, partake in cultural and leisure activities, and make the most of the opportunity to go shopping

THE BASQUE COAST

This publication invites you to come and see the Basque Country's coastline and to taste the delicious fish and shellfish which swim in its environs; it also invites you to explore fishing towns and the natural landscapes, and to enjoy the activities which are on offer on the Basque Coast. In addition, the brochure describes experiences, ideas and activities which are simply not to be missed

THE BASQUE COAST BY THE SEA

Tourist activities and businesses on the Basque Coast.

THE BASQUE COAST` MAP

Road map to help you plan your route along the Basque coastline, between Bilbao and San Sebastián. It proposes 4 sections but gives the necessary information for you to plan whatever excursions and routes you like: recommended roads with distances and estimated times, essential visits and ideas along the way, telephone numbers of all the tourist offices on the coast and so on.
On the back is an introduction to the Basque coastline and the 10 places not to miss on your trip.

GASTRONOMY

If anything characterises the Basque Country, it is its excellent cuisine and the quality of its restaurants, from the most sophisticated, to the most humble. Basque traditional cuisine, based on simple elaboration processes, bases its success on the quality of the raw materials (fish, meat, cheeses, etc.). On a parallel level, new trends are appearing in Basque nouvelle cuisine, which incorporate new ingredients, aromas, textures and combinations. All these dishes are always accompanied by Rioja wine, from the region of Alava, or with cider or "txakolí" (Basque white wine); all three wines that are typical of Euskadi.

WINE AND FOOD TOURISM GUIDE

Discover “Where to Eat”, “What to Visit” and “Where to Shop” in the Basque Country with the Wine and Food Tourism Guide. A guide that shows you everything Basque wine and food have to offer you. From the most sophisticated pintxo bars, grill restaurants and cider houses to Michelin-starred, Repsol Sun and 50 Best listed establishments, plus traditional markets, food and wine museums, and even gourmet food, wine and cake shops where you can take away a sweet souvenir of your visit.

GASTROMAP

On this map you'll find everything you need to enjoy a gastronomic experience in the Basque Country with all five of your senses.
Visit places where you can find out more about Basque cheese, cider, wine or txakoli from the people who actually make them. Dine in one of our gastronomic temples, restaurants, cider houses, grill restaurants and pintxo bars and visit our gourmet food and wine shops to take away a delicious memory. Visit our website euskaditurismo.eus and look for our "Euskadi Gastronomika" seal: there you'll find the best places and experiences to enjoy Basque food and drink.

Family Tourism

The Basque Country, ideal for a short-distance family visit.

YOUR BEST PLANS IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY

Discover the Basque Country with 50 fantastic plans. We offer you 50 experiences to let you get to know at first hand our cuisine, our traditions and culture, our villages and cities, our historic sites, our natural setting and more. Plans to suit all tastes, audiences and pockets, to leave you with unforgettable memories.

GENERAL ROAD MAP

This map offers on its front a list of the main places of tourist interest in the Basque Country as well as the road infrastructure. On its back, you can find an overall view of the Basque cities, Costa Vasca, Rioja Alavesa, "Berdea", and a proposal for a seven-day route.

OUTDOOR TOURISM

When asked the colour of Euskadi, most people would automatically say green. While visitors instantly fall in love with the region’s bustling, cultural cities, Euskadi is, above all else, synonymous with NATURE. It is visible all around you in the variety and intense colours of the landscape.

WAY OF SAINT JAMES MAP

Small map and a summary of information about the Way of Saint James and its passage through the Basque Country

THE NORTHERN WAYS TO SANTIAGO

With this publication we offer those who wish to make a pilgrimage along the Northern Ways all the necessary practical information: tourist, culture, maps, etc. From Irun to Santiago along the Coastal Way, the Inland Way-Tunnel of San Adrian or along the Primitive Way. From San Vicente de la Barquera along the Lebaniego Way.

THE IGNATIAN WAY MAP

The Ignatian Way retraces the route taken by the knight Ignatius of Loyola in 1522 from his birthplace in Azpeitia, Gipuzkoa, to the Catalonian city of Manresa. Following his spiritual conversion in Loyola, he set out on the pilgrimage with the intention of reaching the Holy City of Jerusalem.

BIRDING EUSKADI

Birding Euskadi invites you to come and see the vast variety of birding opportunities in the Basque Country. Visit the nine birdwatching areas, complete with visitor information offices and a total of 24 perfectly maintained birding routes.

MTB CENTRES IN EUSKADI

There's more than one way to explore the Basque Country. Experience the beautiful countryside and stunning mountains from the seat of a mountain bike. More than 1500 km of routes make the Basque region ideal for mountain biking.

TRAIL STATION

A trail station is an outdoor area equipped with facilities for trail or mountain running. The Basque Country Trail Station belongs to the international “Station de Trail” network and consists of 15 trails which run through the Aizkorri-Aratz and Aralar Natural Parks. In this publication you will find all the information that you need.

BASQUE COAST GEOPARK

The Geopark on the Basque Coast is a small area wedged in between the Bay of Biscay and the Basque mountains, and comprising the municipalities of Zumaia, Deba and Mutriku. Since 2010 it has been a member of the European and Global Geopark network sponsored by UNESCO.

URDAIBAI. BIOSPHERE RESERVE

The Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve has one of the greatest diversities of plants, animals and landscapes in the Basque Country, and a series of highly valuable natural systems and habitats including estuary, river, karst, coast, and holm oak forests. All of them are recognised under the Natura 2000 network, the European Union’s main instrument for nature conservation.

NATURAL PARKS

Euskadi’s Natural Parks are a fun way to discover the region’s heritage. They have become a key tourist attraction in Alava, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa as visitors get to experience nature and local culture all in one.

EUSKADI WAVES. THE BASQUE COAST AND SURFING

There are various waves on the Basque Coast which, given their quality, are internationally recognised and catalogued as World Class waves. In ideal wind, swell and tide conditions, these breaking waves offer mythical sessions. These include Punta Galea, Meñakoz, La Central, Mundaka, Ogeia and Orrua.

SURFING EUSKADI GUIDE. DISCOVER A COUNTRY VIA HIS WAVES

Surfing Euskadi Guide. Discover a country via his waves

WALKS

This brochure offers 22 ideas for the whole family. Come and explore some of the Basque Country’s greatest natural treasures. Most of the walks are simple and can be done with children. The shortest routes are 20 minutes and the longest, three hours.

GREENWAYS

A ‘Via Verde’, known in the English-speaking world as a greenway or rail-trail, is an unused railway line that has been reconditioned for the enjoyment of walkers and cyclists. Today, nine Greenways and 180 km have been reconditioned in the Basque Country, inviting visitors to learn about the history, culture and natural resources of this beautiful land.

THE BASQUE COUNTRY IN PICTURES

The Basque Country is the ideal destination for looking, listening, touching, sharing and enjoying; in essence, it invites people to open their hearts and indulge their senses. This guide is an invitation to come and savour the Basque Country.

PROFESSIONAL TOURISM GUIDE

A publication aimed basically at professionals in the tourist trade. In over 200 pages it contains a list of travel agencies, providers of transport, accommodation and meeting venues, firms organising and producing events, tourist guides and so on. It also includes comprehensive information about tourist resources and products of interest: food and wine tourism, nature, culture and sports, as well as a listing of what’s on and maps of the three provincial capitals.

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Meeting Planner`s guide