7 Unique Activities in the Basque Country for Unforgettable Holidays

The Basque Country caters for all types of travellers but if you want to make your time here extra special these are the top luxury activities you shouldn’t miss!

For art enthusiasts

Become a curator for a day as an art expert guides your through Bilbao’s prestigious Guggenheim Museum and takes you behind the scenes to learn about the fascinating journey art works must make before being displayed on the walls.
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For active families

Explore the River Oria and the quaint village of Zumaia – 37mins away from San Sebastian – on a Stand Up Paddle board and experience first-hand the close relationship Basque people still have with the sea. Family fun guaranteed!
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For the culturally curious

Visit some of the most emblematic medieval towns in Rioja Alavesa in a private tour and uncover the millenary heritage, archaeological treasures and fascinated wine tradition of places such as Labastida and Laguardia as you walk through their historic quarters alongside knowledgeable guides.
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For nature lovers

Jump aboard a sailing ship in Hondarribia – 27mins away from San Sebastian – and let the professional crew guide you through the many wonders of the beautiful roughed coast of Guipuzcoa and the sailor villages of the south of France.
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For wine connoisseurs

Feel like a sommelier as you explore Rioja Alavesa while getting to taste the most selected types of wines produced in the region in a dedicated private wine tour. From small family-run to design wineries as well as boutique & non-commercial estates, discover the aromas and traditional ways of some of the most prolific wine producers in the world.
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For film buffs

Treat yourself to a VIP private screening of a famous Basque film in San Sebastian along with its director and let him – or her – guide you through the rich history of the film industry in the Basque Country and the unique culture of the region.
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For gourmands

Learn culinary secrets from Chef Eneko Atxa at his 3 Michelin starred restaurant in Larrabetxu – 15mins away from Bilbao. Discover how he turns his visions into delectable nibbles before you get to try them amidst a breath-taking landscape. A unique gourmet experience your taste buds won’t easily forget!
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