Hemingway and the Basque Country


The lauded American writer Hemingway's travel diary through the three Basque capitals is available at the tourist office.

The new guide, written by Edorta Jiménez and published recently by the Basque, Navarre, and Rioja tourist boards, allows tourists to discover the region based on Hemingway’s travel journal.

The booklet, available at tourist offices in the region, recounts the writer’s stay in Pamplona, Logroño, and the three Basque capitals, and includes visits to several other towns in the three provinces.

Escritor Hemingway de joven
Writer Hemingway
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Hemingway celebrando

In his novel The Sun Also Rises (1926), Ernest Hemingway said that when he discovered the country three years previously, he felt he never wanted to leave. The countryside, towns, and people became part of his life and the subject of many short stories, letters, and articles.

Cuaderno de viaje Hemingway

Follow in the footsteps of the famous

writer thanks to the "Hemingway's

Hemingway's Travelogue".

The novelist was captivated by the food and wine, the bull-fighting, the Basque game of pelota, and the sea and fishing.  In fact, throughout his life he only ever returned to Paris, Madrid, and this part of Spain where he had made lifelong friendships.

Available in four languages, this delightful souvenir follows the publication of two other books featuring the writer: “Eat with Hemingway” – winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook award – and Hemingway’s touring maps with all the places he visited. With this new publication, Hemingway fans are given a glimpse into a more personal side of the writer.

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