In Álava, Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, La Rioja, Navarra and Pays Basque
The traditional cuisine of Vitoria-Gasteiz, together with the new Basque cuisine and pintxos, is one of the key pillars of local enogastronomy. You won’t be able to resist trying it! Seasonal products are the essence of the culinary culture and Vitoria-Gasteiz is the nexus and the main showcase of what Álava has to offer.
Alava has a rich medieval heritage in the form of castles and walled villages. With these three routes, you will get to know medieval villages with a charming atmosphere.
In 2023, 39 open tournaments have been organised, a figure that will grow in 2024 with the PGA Doubles of Spain; more than 130 people have already had their first “Baptism of Golf” this year.
In the heart of Gipuzkoa, a great labyrinth of grass and green mountains is home to the purest essence of Basque culture, its customs and its language, the Basque language. Among its narrow and captivating valleys we find countless unique corners with a rural and authentic aroma.
The Green Card, the card that gives you discounts on tourist and cultural activities, shopping, restaurants and accommodation, is now in operation. It is free and lasts for one week.
“The only thing that differentiates us from the rest of the world are four sauces: the red one, the green one, the white one and the black one”, Hasier Etxebarria. An exhibition that aims to disseminate the values and uniqueness of traditional Basque gastronomic culture.
Among the various tourist proposals of Tierra Ignaciana, winner of the EDEN (European Destinations of Excellence) award, the novel and innovative Tierra Ignaciana 360º experience stands out, an interactive journey through the 16th century with the eyes of the 21st century.
Within the varied and attractive programme of cultural and festive events that Alava offers this summer, the iconic Fiestas de la Virgen Blanca in Vitoria-Gasteiz undoubtedly stand out. As usual, they begin on Thursday 4 August.
DSS Turismoa presents a game of clues to learn about the history of the city and its ancient language, Basque, in a fun and free way.
The Gipuzkoa Tourist Board presents the campaign “Summer in sight / Hara! Hemen da uda!”, with the aim to promote local and quality tourism.
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