The Basque Country, a small country with a big identity: Basque is the oldest language in Europe and our gastronomy is considered to be one of the best cuisines.
Set in a privileged geographic location in the green north of Spain and with everything close at hand; the Basque Country is very diverse, with 252km of coast, cities, mountains, relaxing beaches and breath taking cliffs tops that will blow you away. Oozing with culture The Basque Country is the perfect destination to try something new. Step on court for a game of Pelota; make cheese with the Sheppard’s or learn the ways of the traditional fisherman at the seaside villages. Gastronomy forms an important part of everyday life for the people of the Basque Country. Cultivating cuisine, conjured from only the best ingredients combined with an outstanding wineland Rioja Alavesa, a land of ancient vineyards, producing unique wine from its tempranillo Grape. Finally three very different and complementary capitals unite The Basque Country: Bilbao, a stimulating city, with the Guggenheim museum; San Sebastian, “European Capital of Culture 2016”; and Vitoria-Gasteiz, one of the greenest cities in Europe