TOUR 3. Fusion of nature, tastes of Iparralde and stories of witches
On this tour, we discover one of the most mysterious places of this region, Zugarramurdi, and the magnificent cave full of magic and mystery.
You can also discover and taste some of the local products such as sheep cheese or Espelette peppers and their by-products.
First, we will take you to the town of Zugarramurdi, where we start with a visit of the museum of witches, where you will be introduced to the history of what happened in this region during the Inquisition. Later, you will be taken into the cave. These karstic caves, 120 meters long, 12 meters high and 20 meters wide, were generated by the Infernuko Erreka (Hell Creek).
After the visit, you will be brought to a manufacturer of sheep cheese where you can see the production process and taste some of the local products.
Next stop will be the city of Urdax and its cave, which was generated by the Urtxuma River. At this cave, you will see stalactites and stalagmites.
In the afternoon, we will make our first stop in Ainhoa. This small charming town is known as a way point of the Way of St. James and awarded as one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Last stop will be Espelette and their famous peppers. You will be taken to a manufacturer where you will learn about the production process of this local product and you can try their derivatives.
Here we will end this tour and prepare for the return to San Sebastian.
Around 17 o’clock we will arrive back in San Sebastian
Duration of the tour 8 hours
The price includes
Private English-speaking guide
Pick up and return at your hotel
All transport costs (diesel, motorway tolls and parking costs)
Visit of a cheese manufacturer and the cost of the products
The price doesn’t include
Drinks or foods not listed above
No entrance fees
Places you will visit
2 persons 390 euros
3-4 people 520 euros
5-7 people 640 Euros