Basque Country

The Basque Country, or Euskadi, as it’s said in basque language, is the Northern area of Spain touching France from the opposite end of the Pyrenees to us. They have a very ancient culture that has preserved an intricate language, spectacular landscapes, a proud personality and wonderful foods, and it’s very easy to combine with Barcelona on the same trip, since both regions are connected via highway, plane and train. While this blog is mostly dedicated to Barcelona and Catalonia, we occasionally invite guests to write about other destinations. If you are interested in visiting the Basque Country, you’ll find all our posts about it reunited in this tag.

Discover the Gaudi sites beyond Barcelona

GAUDI BUILDINGS OUTSIDE BARCELONA

ANTONI GAUDI WORKS BEYOND BARCELONA Everyone comes to Barcelona to see the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. But what many ignore is that he also worked outside of the city, leaving some unique projects around Barcelona that remain hidden gems for most travelers. From unfinished churches, to mountain gardens, from industrial facilities to private homes for the …

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San Sebastian - view from Mount Igeldo with light on Santa Clara Island

5 MUST-SEES IN SAN SEBASTIAN (BASQUE COUNTRY) NO VISITOR SHOULD MISS

READY TO EXPLORE BEYOND CATALONIA LIMITS? Did you know there is a search box in our website that you can use to easily find content? You’ll find it on the top right corner of the pages. Well, the other day I was reviewing what kind of searches were being done, and I noticed that some …

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Basque Country off beaten path | ForeverBarcelona

GETTING OFF-THE-BEATEN-PATH IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY

Some time ago we had my colleague Aitor sharing with you the best sites in the Basque Country, his homeland. Now he’s back to share with you those unusual things to do that will make you remember your trip to Bilbao and its surroundings forever. THE HIDDEN JEWEL OF SPAIN You can live many awesome experiences …

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Gugenheim museum in the Basque Country

SEEN BARCELONA? NOW IT’S TIME FOR THE BASQUE COUNTRY!

I often get asked what else is there to be seen in Spain apart from Barcelona. Certainly, most people go to Madrid to visit its museums, and other love to go to Andalucia for its Muslim heritage and the beaches. But if you ask me, I am totally in love with the Basque Country! Today we have my …

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