WHAT CAN YOU DO IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY ?
FOODIE ESCAPADE IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY
The activities during your week-end in the Basque Country are various: sea, mountain… But keep in mind that a good restaurant is an essential stop for a good stroll.
For a long gastronomic week-end, come to the Basque Country.
From the Michelin-Star restaurants to the authenticity of the small restaurants or ventas, the Basque food is an invitation to greed.
Describe in various guide book, the originality of the Basque food reminds you of the contrast between sea and mountain so close, and it stays loyal to the gastronomy traditions well-known in the south-west of France.
During your stay, you will discover the Basque specialties and local products of good quality, whether the fish like the “ttoro”, the “marmitako” or meat like the veal axoa, Bayonne ham, foie gras… but also the unmissable : Espelette pepper (symbol of the Basque Country), sheep cheese.
We should not forget the sweets, like the macarons, the Basque cake and Bayonne chocolate.
You should also try the renowned wines of Irouléguy, the Rioja and the Txakoli in a bodega.