GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCES

OCTOPUS FROM FLYSCH

The main character of Zumaia: among the rocks as well as in the kitchen.

Within the coast of the geopark, we can learn about the ancestral octopus fishing techniques and its traditional cuisine. Since the octopus is the main symbol of this fascinating natural environment. And, to top off this unforgettable experience, we can try a delicious pintxo accompanied by a txakolí.

Duration: 01:30.
Limited number of visitors: 25.
What you need: appropriate footwear and clothing.
Minimum age: 8 years old.
Price: 15.00 € (under 12 year olds: 10.00 €).
Point of departure: Zumaia Tourist Office (Plaza Kantauri 13, Zumaia).
Booking is compulsory.
For more information and bookings:
www.geoparkea.eus

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THE ENIGMA OF THE BASQUE LANGUAGE

Discover the Basque people
Do you want to learn about one of the oldest cultures in Europe? Would you like to discover the singularity of one of the oldest languages in our continent? On this guided tour that crosses through the historic quarter of Zumaia we will discover the most well-known aspects of the Basque culture, language, sports and traditions. Plus, enjoy the chance to visit the old warehouse where the fish was sold and taste a pintxo in a genuine gastronomic society.

Duration: 01:30.
Limited number of visitors: 25.
What you need:
Minimum age: 8 years old.
Price: 15.00 € (under 12 year olds: 10.00 €).
Point of departure: Zumaia Tourist Office (Plaza Kantauri 13, Zumaia).
Booking is compulsory.
For more information and bookings:
www.geoparkea.eus

THE SECRETS OF THE BASQUE HOMESTEAD

Visit an authentic Basque homestead

Visit an authentic Basque homestead and learn about its dwellers, while tasting cheese and cider.

Price: 10.00 €.
Location: Santa Klara Homestead
Schedule: From May to September
For more information and bookings:
T: 943 143 396
turismoa@zumaia.eus

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TXAKOLÍ FROM GETARIA

The doors of several Getaria wineries are open for you to admire the winery and vineyards and discover their day-to-day activity.

The work and history will be made clear during our visit to one of the family wineries located within the C.R.D.O. txakolí de Getaria denomination, with a pintxo and txakolí tasting in the winery.

Price: 16.00 €.
For more information and bookings:
GETARIA TOURIST OFFICE
Aldamar Parkea, 2
T: 943 140 957

EXPERIENCIA MARÍTIMA

VISIT THE WORKROOM AND TASTE PRODUCTS FROM GETARIA

If you like canned fish in particular, don’t miss this visit. We’ll tell you how we prepare anchovies in salt, marinated anchovies, mackerel, etc. in our small workroom in Getaria.

You will discover the manual work required to prepare anchovy fillets in salt, and if you’re feeling bold, you can prepare the anchovy fillet you’ll be eating afterwards yourself.

Price: 22 € (under 12 year old children 7 €)
Duration: one hour
Schedule: Fridays
Schedule: 10:30 Eng/Fr | 11:30 Basq/Spa
Groups: maximum 12 people

DISCOVER EZKURTXERRI

The pigs are displayed, while explaining what they are fed and their breed. Additionally, we describe the products we prepare and our production.

Discover Ezkurtxerri:
Duration: 45 minutes – Commencing at 10:30.
Location: Ezkurtxerri Basqueporks.
Limited number of visitors: minimum 8 people.
Minimum age: 8 years old.
Price: 5.00 €.
Point of departure: Depart from the homestead.
Schedule:
Weekends – holidays
April – September
Group visits all year round.
For more information:
T: 690 260 783
T: 628 202 768
T: 943 240 125
ezkurtxerri@ezkurtxerri.com
http://www.ezkurtxerri.com/

Discover Ezkurtxerri + lunch:
Duration: 1.5 h – Commences at 10:30
Price: 10.00 €.
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ZARAUTZ MARKET

In the past the “baserritarras” (farmers) would bring their leftovers to the market, however they now prepare their products for sale. Come and discover our market!

Opening hours:
From Monday to Friday: 08:15 – 13:15 and 17:00 – 20:15
Saturdays: 08:00 – 13:30.
Address: Calle Mayor 27 (It also has two entrances from Calle Zigordia).

THE ZEST OF TXAKOLÍ AMONG FAMILY

This family winery has the Txakolí de Getaria Denomination of Origin and opens its doors to show its vineyards and day-to-day activity. An appropriate tour for the family.

The tour includes the history of the winery and the txakolí winemaking process. The children will carry out the visit accompanied by the comic “Tumatxa”. At the end of the visit there is a tasting of local products and txakolí.

Schedule: 11:30.
Location: Txakolindegi Talai Berri. Barrio Talaimendi, 728.
Price: 15.00 € (Children: up to 12 year olds 6 €).
Calendar: From July to August.
For further information and bookings::
T: 943 132 750
info@talaiberri.com
http://www.talaiberri.com/

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TXOTX EXPERIENCE

Strolling through the apple orchard we will learn the work performed on the apple trees; as well as the type of apple planted and tools used to determine when to harvest. Followed by the apple’s development process until it turns into cider. The visit ends with a small tasting of local products and cider straight from the cask.

Schedule: Saturday and Sunday: At 11:00
Price: 10.00 €.
Location: Sidrería Arizia. Frantsesbidea s/n.
For further information::
T: 943 143 396
arizia@arizia.net

LAGUN ARTEAN – GASTRONOMIC ROUTE

Are you up to eating a few pintxos with us? We’ll be tasting pintxos in three bars and also visiting a gastronomic society.

While strolling down the street the participants will receive information about the town, its customs and particularities. The aim is to make the visistors feel like citizens, engaged in the town as if out with a group of friends. A unique and special opportunity to discover Zarautz in a friendly atmosphere.

Limited number of visitors: booking is necessary.
Price: 25.00 €.
Location: Experiences, Nafarroa 3
Schedule: Saturdays, 19:30
For further information and bookings:
T: 618 775 820

CHEESE FROM AIA

Cheese is a delicious food: it provides proteins, fats, calcium, selenium and vitamins. A sheer delight, with a good loaf of bread, and nothing else. Or along with some anchovies or accompanied by a white wine. And, of course, with walnuts and sweet quince, as is customary in cider houses.

Price: Visit + cheese tasting 12 €.
Schedule: Saturdays, 12:00.

Orortegi Cheesemakers:
Address: Caserío Orortegi, Barrio Arrutiegia s/n – 20809 Aia (Gipuzkoa)
Telephone: 656 773 368

Where to buy cheese in Aia. You need to call beforehand.
Lokate Cheeses 633 191 219
Orortegi Cheeses 943 830 804 / 656 773 368
Agerre-Buru Cheeses 943 834 201 / 607 189 442
Maintzelai Cheeses 943 835 617 / 619 742 539

A CORNER OF LOCAL PRODUCTS:
A place where local gastronomic products are sold.
Sartalde Kalea, 1 (In the Eroski cooperative).

Schedule:

  • From Monday to Friday: 08:30 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 20:30
  • Saturdays: 09:00 – 13:30 / 17:00 – 20:30
  • Sundays: 9:00 – 13:30.
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A CORNER OF LOCAL PRODUCTS IN AIA

In this corner of local products located in the centre of Aia you can find the best local products from our “baserritarras” (farmers), for you to enjoy them wherever you like. Cheese, cider, txalolí, canned foods and the best seasonal products.

Open in the mornings from Monday to Sunday. Address and contact telephone number.

TXOTX + MENU EXPERIENCE

Learn about the world of cider and the history of Satxota. This family cider house prepares its cider in its cider press, bottles it and sells it all year round. Along with the cider house menu that it offers, the “txotx” and a visit to its facilities are a rich and pleasant experience.

Visit + txotx + aperitif + cider menu 36 €. Essential to book first. The essence of txakolí (Zudugarai)

THE ZEST OF TXAKOLÍ IN AIA

In Aia the doors of many wineries are open, for visiting the winery and vineyards and learn about their day-to-day activity. A special and friendly visit. And, of course, a tasting of pintxos and txakolí.

The work and history will be made clear during our visit to one of the family wineries located within the C.R.D.O. txakolí de Getaria denomination, pintxo and txakolí tasting in the winery.

GOING OUT FOR DRINKS IN THE BARS IN AIA

Enjoy the txakolí and cider in the Arruti and Aize Berri bars in Aia along with an assortment of cheeses from our producers.

SEA BREAM ORIO STYLE

Come, look and learn all the secrets to preparing red snapper Orio style, from the master chefs of our grills. An unforgettable experience: its background and the intricacies of this recipe, the aromas, flavours, and of course, a chance to taste the red snapper along with a txakolí.

Date: every Friday all year round.
Schedule: 13:00 – 14:00
Where: this will be confirmed when the booking is made.
Price: 35 € adults, 15 € children under 12 years of age. Red Snapper and txakolí tasting included.
More information and bookings:
Orio Tourist Office
943 835 565

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ARRAUNPOTE

When have you gone out rowing to eat a few pintxos? Leaving from Arraunetxe to the town plaza. Have two pintxos and two drinks in the nearby bars, then row to another bar, and have another bite. Back to Arraunetxe on a big SUP. It’s a dynamic activity. Games are organised in the plaza and in the water for all ages.

Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Price: 25.00 € per person.
Time: This depends on the tide.
Where: Arraunetxe.
Further information and bookings:
Begi Bistan-Arraunetxe Geltoki auzoa z/g
T. 657 794 677
info@begi-bistan.com
www.begi-bistan.com