A journey through two of the elements that have most marked the personality of the Basque Country: the sea and the mountain. The fisher’s village of Bermeo overlooks the sea on the slopes of Mount Sollube and its water and land give us delicious products and breath-taking landscapes. Discover with us the most beautiful fishing ports of the Biscayan coast such as Bermeo and Mundaka, its legends and incredible stories. Let yourself be enveloped by the biodiversity of Urdaibai marshes in Busturia.
The visit begins in Bermeo, which once was the capital city of Biscay. The burg has lived all its life looking to the sea and this is reflected in every step through its streets. Discover all the secrets and legends of one of the key towns of the Basque coast.
We will continue our visit climbing to the heights to take a breath of air and admire the views from the top of Mount Sollube and have the chance to visit one of those projects that we like so much: a local organic food farm. You will have the opportunity to know the exploitation and purchase season products.
The next stop will be used to get to know one of the most representative buildings of Basque architecture: the dorretxe. The tower house Madariaga is today an Ekoetxea, centre for environmental education. Enjoy the beautiful views over the Urdaibai estuary.
The visit ends in the fishing village of Mundaka, famous in the surfing world for its left wave and the beauty of its surroundings. The ideal place to interpret the natural heritage that makes up the mouth of the Oka River and enjoy one of the most typical ports of the Basque coast.
Languages: Euskera, Spanish, English, Deutsch and Italian
Duration: 5 hours
Date: Whole year
Accesibility: Suitable visit for people with mobility problems
Green Tipp: July in Basque is Uztaila, which means “month of harvest”. It is the best time of the famous peppers of Gernika and the delicious tomato of the area. From then until the winter, the quantity and quality of the products of this land will surprise you and the wonderful place of Urdaibai, will end up conquering you!
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