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Go on a journey to discover traditional Basque cider in San Sebastian, Spain​

The Basque country is renowned for its many traditions, culture, identity and… cider. Located in Astigarraga, near San Sebastian, Sagardoetxea is a cider museum where the local traditional beverage is made with fermented apples. This is also the perfect place to learn more about the history and curiosities of traditional Basque cider culture.

Start your experience with a tour of the apple orchards to learn more about the different varieties, how to pick and process them. Then, visit the Cider Museum to learn about its history & culture and discover some secrets behind the production. Finally, end your day with a cider tasting accompanied by traditional dishes such as a salted cod omelette or quince cheese with walnuts.

Recommended by Mercure San Sebastian Monte Igualdo.

Sagardoetxea - Museo de la Sidra Vasca

Visit and tasting : EUR 5 per person

Kale Nagusia Kalea, 48,

20115 Astigarraga,



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