Do you settle for just watching or do you like to participate?

Our guests like to be part of what they see. Feel the smell of the saltpeter on the cliffs; the taste of the tear pea; talk to the villagers in the market square; meet and greet some of the internationally recognized Basque dancers after their performance for more than 30,000 people ...  You will soon have the opportunity to live with us our local stories: closed programs for small groups, around ...

Read More

Architecture and Bilbao

It is stimulating to start the day at the Maritime Museum in Bilbao, talking to its director, about the city’s urban transformation process that can be seen in a video projected in the museum. In this case, surrounded by our group of guests, all engineers and architects coming from Sweden, the conversation gets enriched by their questions. Moving from being an industrial city to a city of services is being a ...

Read More

Those sacred places

According to the legend, Lady Mari is hidden in the Urkiola Natural Park, between deep valleys and gorges. Walking through their sacred places, shrines, hermitages and caves, you really feel why the great figures of the Basque mythology were born here. Of surprising orography, at this Biscayan reserve you can find beautiful villages with century old houses, lovingly tended orchards, beeches and oak trees; as well as several walking paths and ...

Read More

The show starts now

When Ignacio Oñate sends you an email, you open it fast, because you know he will make your day. Even more if he invites you to a party at one of the spaces he manages. This time the restaurant Araeta greeted us with the metallic sound of a saxophone and a voice that took our breath away. Right after sunset, artificial stars cascaded into the garden trees. On each corner, wooden stands ...

Read More