This Easter come closer to the Basque Country and enjoy what you offer three capitals and some of the most important coastal towns of the Basque Country.
Basque Fest: from 24 to 27 March. A universal way of understanding Basque. Gourmet, culture, sport and music in this urban and cosmopolitan city art exhibitions, dance and street theater, children’s entertainment, craft fairs, concerts, exhibitions of Basque design and exhibitions of traditional sports in a dozen areas of the city. In addition, they coexist with the thirteen processions over 2,000 brothers and Easter steps with authentic treasures of religious imagery from artists such as Juan de Mesa, Raimundo Zapuz, Quintín de la Torre or Higinio Basterra … The popular “Procesión del Santo Entierro (Holy Burial Procession)” samples can be part of great fervor and devotion. Another option: the exhibition of 102 paintings by Andy Warhol on the play ‘Sombras’ (Shadows) at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
More proposals: March-April Bilbao Guide
With the opening speech Thursday open several days of religious fervor, with its epicenter in San Vicente, but also in the streets of the city and in all parishes. Different processions as the Procession of Silence of Holy Thursday and Holy Burial Procession on Good Friday will make the visitor feel immersed in the charm of the city. You can also participate in tours organized by the Old Town, enjoy the cuisine and live a few days relaxing in the green city by excellence.
More proposals: Vitoria-Gasteiz Turismo
This Easter discover the European Capital of Culture 2016. San Sebastian proposes you eat pintxos in the Old Town, take a picture in the bay of La Concha, enjoy the parks and nature, take a walk seven kilometers from beach Zurriola to the Peine del Viento, do some shopping as it is a large shopping mall outdoors, know the city in 120 minutes with guided tours, enjoy the cuisine (Michelin-starred restaurants, bars of pintxos, vegetarian, cider bars, international restaurants…) or participate in txotx season in the cider houses. You also have cultural proposals and Stop War Festibala.
More information: San Sebastián Turismo ¿Vienes esta Semana Santa?
From 23 to 28 March Zarautz becomes the cradle of beer with the sixteenth edition of the fair in Munoa, from 12.00 to 1.00 hours. Visit Zarautz stroll along the boardwalk, enjoy its gastronomy and txakoli, observe the biotope of dunes from the wooden walkway, participate in the tour of a winery of txakoli on Monday 28 March, at 12.00 visit, or close to the Craft Fair in Lege Zaharren enparantza with the creations of artists from Zarautz (from 24 to 27 March). Also coincides with the month of the Museums of the Basque coast, so take the opportunity to enter the world of photography in the Photomuseum.
More information: Turismo Zarautz
The neighborhood of La Marina offers the best pintxos to be enjoyed between the old fishermen’s houses with a multitude of colors to enjoy a stroll through the historic center of Hondarribia with its parador and its cobbled streets. During Holy Week processions, the cycle of sacred music, concerts and even a photo contest await you in the town of Txingudi Bay. In addition, you can visit Oiasso Roman Museum in Irun until May 15, which exposes “Cómete, la red de evasion (Eat, network evasion)”.
More information: Bidasoa Turismo.