Rural historical walk through the Basque Country with a cider house visit
Activities

Rural historical walk through the Basque Country with a cider house visit

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the town of Zestoa and discover its history and that of the Basque Country
  • Walk through the Urola River valley and its wonderful rural landscape
  • Enjoy a tasting of cider and local products in an authentic family cider house with views of the sea and the mountains
What to expect

After catching the bus in San Sebastián, you will start this path in the town of Zestoa; where you will visit the Old Town, its streets and understand the relationships between history, landscape and nature. Then, you will continue along the Urola River on a very simple path with incredible views and admiring the rural landscape of the area. After a steep climb to reach the Ibañarrieta neighborhood you'll earn a reward for your effort, you will visit your guide's favourite favorite Sagardotegi (cider house), Ekain.

In the cider house, you will learn how they make their cider, juice and vinegar, in a more environmentally responsible way. In the cider house, you will also try typical dishes such as cod omelet and pecorino cheese with quince. You'll also have the chance to buy their products directly and without intermediaries.

You will end this experience with a one-hour tour to the medieval town of Zumaia, where your guide will be happy to suggest places to eat or show you how to return to your hotel after this experience.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Cider and apple juice
    • Cod omelet, txistorra, sheep cheese, quince paste and walnuts
    • Use of Makila, umbrella and poncho in case of rain
    • Guided tour
    What's not included
    • Return ticket by public transport from Zumaia to San Sebastián
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children under 18 years old
    Where

    Askatasuna, 26, 20004 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain

    Meeting point:

    Your guide will be waiting for you at the bus stop is close to a Caixa bank and a kiosk.

    What to remember
    • This tour ends in the town of Zumaia. From there you have options to return by bus or train to San Sebastián on your own
    • There is a minimum of 1 person and a maximum of 8 for this tour
    • Please wear clothes and footwear according to the weather during the visit
    • This activity is not recommended for travelers with back or heart problems or other serious medical conditions
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    When
    • See calendar for exact available dates and times
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    Provider
    Angel Patricio Olivares Espinosa
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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