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Tourism experiences in the Basque Country


20115 Astigarraga, Gipuzkoa, Spain (7)
from/per person 22,00 
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Discover local gastronomy by visiting one of the most traditional cider houses in the San Sebastián region, where you can get to know the txotx ritual! in a unique environment.

One of the autochthonous drinks par excellence is “cider”, an alcoholic beverage that is obtained from the juice of fermented apple. Originally, this drink was made in farmhouses, mainly in the northwest of the province of Guipuzcoa. Traditionally, the landlords went from farmhouse to farmhouse to taste the cider produced by their neighbors. Currently, those who want to taste different ciders go to a cider house to go from kupela to kupela (barrica in Euskera).

You can visit the cider museum and explore its apple orchards in the company of a local guide. The interpretation center has all the necessary resources and technologies, to show, through interactive material, images and games, the history of the world of the apple, the “sagardoa” and its importance in our culture and our customs.
This visit includes a tasting and guided tasting of the cider with the traditional style of “txotx”, apple must and a liqueur. The initiation to the txotx is realized: way to take the glass, inclination to obtain a good granillo or “txinparta”, visualization of the tone, meaning of the different colors and distinction of the aromas, etc.
To complete the experience, nothing better than visiting a cider house, where this drink is made. There, you can walk through the apple orchards, see the facilities, and of course, taste the typical menu of cider houses: Cod omelette, fried cod, pork chop, cheese, quince and walnuts. And of course, cider, without limit!

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One of the local drinks par excellence is cider, an alcoholic drink that is made from fermented apple juice. It was originally produced in farmhouses, mainly in the northwestern part of the province of San Sebastian region. Traditionally, the cider makers went from farmhouse to farmhouse to taste the cider produced by their neighbors. Nowadays, those who want to taste different ciders go to a cider house and go from kupela to kupela (which means cask or barrel in Basque).


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avatar - 22/05/2017 -

Miguel Albert

La cata guiada previa a la comida fue lo mejor. Nada como aprender de los locales!

avatar - 15/04/2017 -

Angela Unamuno

El ambiente es espectacular. Te mezclas con los ocales y es una experiencia única! Lo recomendaremos!

avatar - 11/02/2017 -

Fuimos en grupo y la organización fue estupenda. Y la sidra, mas todavía!

avatar - 07/02/2017 -

Roberto Abia

Disfrutar del magnifico ambiente fue una experiencia única! Volveremos!

avatar - 04/12/2016 -

Ignacio Beldarrain

Una sidrería muy personal, con mucha historia y unos guias muy especializados

avatar - 08/06/2016 -

Helena Iglesias

Nunca hubiera pensado que a través de un proceso tan sencillo pudiéramos reservar una experiencia tan completa. Fantástico

avatar - 10/06/2016 -

Oscar Moreno

Descubrir el ritual de txootx fue una experiencia muy divertida, nos reímos un montón. La comida increíble ¡Repetiremos en las siguiente visita!

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