Learn the traditional methods to preparing Basque cheese

Basque Country Cheese Farm Tour & Tasting, San Sebastián


Just outside of San Sebastián is a rural cheese factory that creates one of the most beloved styles of Basque cheese. This sheep farm tucked away in the countryside is where you'll learn how one of the famous local Basque cheeses is made—and, of course, taste different types after listening to the pastor detail the process. You'll also walk among the farm’s facilities with the owner, who's deeply knowledgeable about the production.

When it comes time to taste, you'll pair several varieties of cheeses with local wines and cider. You're also welcome to
purchase typical Basque products in the farm's quaint shop.

Itineraries with Basque Country Cheese Farm Tour & Tasting

Essential Basque Country - 5 Days

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Food & Culture in Basque Country - 10 Days

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Ultimate Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid, Galicia & Basque Country - 15 days

On this 15-day excursion through Spain, you'll take the road less traveled but filled with incredible scenery. After a couple of days in Madrid, you'll drive north to wine country and follow the pilgrims' route into beautiful Galicia. You'll sample delicious regional cuisine and visit historic cathedrals before hitting the Cantabrian coast for an unforgettable stay in San Sebastián and day tours to rural Basque Country.

Epic Wine & Culinary Trip Though Spain - 12 Days

If food and wine are your passions, then this unparalleled 12-day trip through the heart of Spain's Basque Country has your name on it. You'll see Barcelona's highlights — including the Sagrada Familia — as well as the coastal towns of the Bay of Biscay. Tour family wineries, visit shepherds, and hop from pintxos bar to pintxos bar, grazing until your heart's content.