5 reasons to visit Basque country

5 reasons to visit Basque country

Basque country, in case you haven’t heard isn’t like the rest of Spain. Proudly perched on the northern Atlantic coast, near the border of France, locally known as Euskadi or Pais Vasco has its own language, its own traditions, and a unique mixed beauty that will make you lose your mind.

Here are some reasons why you should be our ‘’partners in crime’’ in this amazing trip:

World class waves: The Basque country with an unrivalled coastline 200klm in length is one of the most important surf hubs and a global center of surfing activity. From small fun waves for the newbies of the sport, to steep barrels for the pros Basque coastline needs to be discovered.

Beauty of the city and culture: Awarded with the title of ‘European Capital of Culture’, San Sebastian is fairly one of the most highlighted places nowadays. A packed calendar of events and activities such as concerts, film festivals, art exhibitions, live performances of opera and theater keep the city alive and bright.

Delicious food and fun tapas bars: Basque people spent more than half of their day on ‘’poteos’’. Step into any bar and look at the lavish spread of pintxos and the wide range of the wine bottlesand you will understand why. Satisfy your appetite with mouthwatering authentic local products like grilled lamp, jamon, salty cod, piquillo peppers and cheese. 

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao: Gleaming and otherworldly the Guggenheim Bilbao is more than an art museum. It’s a modern architectural landmark, an unmistakable adornment, a world must-see that has attracted even the most demanding artists in the world.

Unforgettable road trip: Rent a Van and explore the uniquely wild cliff landscape. From Bilbao all the way down to San Sebastian until Biarritz you will get amazed by the beauty of the fishing villages and the warm hospitality of the locals. Do not deny a treat from them, they will get offended and you will have lost a lifetime experience.