In northern Spain, stretching towards the border to France and the regions Navarra and La Rioja, you'll find the rolling hills of the Basque Mountains – this is the Spanish area of the Basque country. This autonomous region of Spain boasts fanastic vineyards, with Rioja and Txakoli wines produced locally finding their way to most tables. Indeed, the Basque Country is incredibly proud of its cuisine, and holiday makers and visitors will no doubt appreciate this greatly. Basque cuisine reflects the geography of the area, with seafood being especially prevalent in the east along the Atlantic Coast and vegetables and meats coming out of the Ebro Valley between the mountains. Foodies should take advantage of this – stop by a local market to buy the ingredients and return to your Basque Country self catering holiday home to try your own hand at Basque Country cuisine. Pair with a bottle of Rioja and enjoy it on the terrace of your Basque Country holiday rental while the sun sets over the Atlantic – this is the stuff dreams are made of. For those people who'd like to discover all different styles of spanish cuisine, the following spanish regions should be interesting, too:
While you're digesting, check out this incredible region. Now the wealthiest region in Spain, the Basque Country has plenty of sights and sites to offer its visitors, and also plenty of fine holiday accommodation, such as Basque villas in the countryside, holiday apartments Bilbao and waterfront holiday villas Basque Country. The largest city in the Basque Country is Bilbao, and visitors will want to stop here to view the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. This wavy, titanium-sided building has been credited with revitalizing the Basque Country's tourist draw, as visitors from all over the world flock to Bilbao to see this unique structure in person. Holiday apartments Bilbao offer a great way to explore the city and still enjoy the comforts of home.
If water fun is more to your liking, head towards Zarautz, a coastal village on the Atlantic Coast that boasts the longest beach in the Basque Country. Here visitors will find a variety of Basque Country holiday apartments and holiday homes Basque Country along the waterfront, the perfect place to stay while enjoying the Atlantic waves. The wavy ocean is perfect for surfers and windsurfers, and in recent years a number of surfing schools have cropped up to teach newcomers to the sport. Fishing and boating opportunities also abound along the beaches of the Basque Country. No matter how you choose to spend your Basque Country holidays in Spain, your Basque villas will provide the right accommodation for you. Choose the perfect holiday rental from the selection of Basque Country holiday homes, Basque Country holiday apartments, and Basque Country villas and cottages offered here – book soon and start dreaming about your Basque Country holiday! Also very popular in this region is camping Basque Country!