Visit ALBAOLA and CIDER HOUSE Menu: 35€27/1/2017
VISIT TO ALBAOLA AND CIDER HOUSE MEAL
Cider Association of Gipuzkoa and Albaola, The Sea Factory of the Basques of Pasaia, through this tour package they offered the possibility to know the Basque culture linked to cider and the sea. In the sixteenth century thousands of Basque sailors went to Newfoundland each year on ships like the San Juan. Its main drink was cider, they carried three liters per crew per day; therefore, it was necessary to produce huge amounts of cider. As a result, cider became the main crop of our land.
ALBAOLA THE SEA FACTORY OF THE BASQUES
In the Albaola Museum you will see live the construction of the ship San Juan, a replica of a Basque whaler of the sixteenth century which was shipwreck in Canada in 1565 and was born in the same port where it is built today: in the Bay of Pasaia . This is a new concept of a human dynamic museum, alive and housed in the renovated and only shipyard, which never closes and can be accessed by sea. A multidisciplinary environment in which craftsmanship and history come together to get an overview of the maritime heritage and traditional crafts. It is a unique opportunity as you can see the process and progresse of the contruction of the ship and therefore, it makes every visit a unique moment. Witness the construction of the San Juan, symbol of UNESCO, is an option that should take advantage of those magical moments that only happen once in your life …
+ INFO: www.albaola.com
BASQUE CIDER, A SEA DRINK
After this trip by the XVI century and meet the adventures of Basque whalers we suggest you to step into the valleys of Gipuzkoa and ask for a table in a cider house … taste the different ciders, made with love and wisdom by different cider houses … pour your glass of cider directly from the barrel or kupela in the ritual of txotx; trying and enjoying the different ciders before being bottled, accompanied with the traditional menu of a cider house, and its variants … talk to the ciderman about the ripening of the apple … appreciate the qualities of this noble beverage and … share this experience with other diners in a great atmosphere of cordiality.
+ INFO www.sagardotegiak.com
THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Adults: 35€.
- Children: Consult prices. Children under 6 years don't pay ticket in Albaola.
- Arranged in advance.
- Languages: basque, spanish, english and french.
- From October to Easter: 10:00-14:00 /15:00-18:00.
- From Easter to September: 10:00-14:00/15:00-19:00.
- Mondays closed
- Cider houses:
- From January to December: 14:00-17:00 / 20:00-23:00
Este año, los responsables de las sidrerías que participan en este paquete han sido los primeros en realizar la experiencia visitando en grupo y muy de cerca la construcción del San Juan. Todos ellos junto a Xabier Agote han realizado un txootx en la cubierta que almacenará la sidra en el ballenero San Juan. ¡Un mar de sidra!