Best time to visit Basque Country

Basque Country

6 THINGS TO DO IN BASQUE COUNTRY (AUGUST 10 - AUGUST 19)

Great Week in San Sebastián

Great Week in San Sebastián

August 08–15, 2020 • event

Join one of the biggest festivals with fireworks and music in San Sebastian

Spanish Ham (Jamón) with Melon

Spanish Ham (Jamón) with Melon

May–September • food

A simple but beautiful and healthy summer snack

Fiestas de La Blanca & Celedón, Vitoria-Gasteiz

Fiestas de La Blanca & Celedón, Vitoria-Gasteiz

August 04–August 09 • event

If you see a figure with an umbrella coming down from a church on a rope—then you are in Spain!

Gaztelugatxe

Gaztelugatxe

March–October • activity

A small island connected to the mainland by a medieval bridge and 231 steps

Anchovies in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre)

Anchovies in Vinegar (Boquerones en Vinagre)

June–August • food

It is especially pleasant to go to the bar on a hot summer day, drink a glass of ice-cold beer and eat Boquerones en Vinagre!

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

April–September  • activity

Depending on the season, the river changes its mood, and therefore white water rafting can be more or less extreme

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Angulas (Baby Eels)

Angulas (Baby Eels)

mid-November–December • food

A traditional dish that resembles spaghetti at first glance

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

December 31–January 01 • event

Eating 12 grapes, wearing red coloured underwear and preparing a special cake is only a part of the incredible celebration in Spain

El Colacho

El Colacho

June 14, 2020 • event

A man dressed as a devil jumps over the babies to cleanse them of the original sin

Surfing in Zarautz

Surfing in Zarautz

September–May • activity

Enjoy the longest beach in the Spanish Basque Country

Wheels and Waves in Biarritz

Wheels and Waves in Biarritz

June 10–14, 2020 • event

Moto and surf festival on the France’s southwestern Basque coast

Tamborrada of San Sebastián

Tamborrada of San Sebastián

January 20 • event

A drum parade and street party to honour San Sebastián

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