“One of the best holidays of my life. Fantastic walks with breath-taking scenery. This is a 'must do' holiday for anybody with an interest in: Spanish language, anything Basque, walking, mountains, food and drink, culture, history.” Alex. Sweden. Engineer.

Dates & Prices

2018 / 2019

Please click on the holiday titles below to see dates and prices:

Elementary Level

(Part Immersion)
 
Monday 20th - 27th May 2019 ES1
Wednesday 9th - 16th October 2019 ES2

More Dates: Beginner Spanish students may also take a  Spanish course during one of our Self-Guided Walking & Basque Gastronomy Weeks.

Intermediate Level

(Total Immersion)
Thursday 2nd - 9th May 2019 IS1
Monday 15th - 22nd July 2019 IS2
Monday 12th - 19th August 2019 IS3
Friday 18th - 25th October 2019 IS4

Upper-intermediate / Advanced Level

(Total Immersion)
Saturday 11th - 18th May 2019 AS1
Wednesday 24th - 31st July 2019 AS2
Thursday 5th - 12th September 2019 AS3
Prices

1300 € / £950 + 250€*

* Due to current fluctuations in £ Sterling we ask our UK clients to pay part of the price in £'s and the remainder in our local currency (Euros) on the day of arrival: either in cheque or currency. This covers immediate direct local costs and is part of the total price. In the case of a last minute cancellation these final 250€ will not be charged. There will be absolutely NO MORE costs during your stay.

Price includes ABSOLUTELY everything and there are NO single supplements. Price includes full-board accommodation with own / en-suite bathrooms at our family farmhouse. (We have just 5 / 6 rooms). All food, all wine, all restaurant meals. A unique 5-and-a-half-day walking/cultural/gastronomy programme with on-going professional Spanish immersion teaching and conversation throughout all activities. ALSO  ten hours of formal Spanish lessons and grammatical tuition by a highly qualified teacher. On the first day of the holiday we offer a free shuttle service from Biarritz airport at specific times. There is also an easy local bus service from San Sebastian and Pamplona to our nearby village of (Santesteban/Doneztebe) from where we are also happy to pick up our guests.

Date
Monday 20th - 27th May 2019 SG1
Monday 3rd - 10th June 2019 SG2
Tuesday 18th - 25th June 2019 SG3
Wednesday 18th - 25th September 2019 SG4
Monday 30th Sept. - 7th October 2019 SG5
Wednesday 9th - 16th October 2019 SG6
LAST PLACE: Friday 5th -12th October 2018 SG7

 

SPANISH OFFER

For those interested in learning Spanish during our self-guided holiday weeks we can sometimes offer guests a package of 10 hours of professional Spanish language tuition at beginners level. (With a possibility of other levels). This combines both formal, professional language tuition and informal Spanish language conversation. This Spanish option is charged at 200 Euros extra per booking on the self-guided walking weeks.

Prices

1000 € / £695 + 250€ *

(per person based on 2 people sharing)

* Due to current fluctuations in £ Sterling we ask our UK clients to pay part of the price in £'s and the remainder in our local currency (Euros) on the day of arrival: either in cheque or currency. This covers immediate direct local costs and is part of the total price. In the case of a last minute cancellation these final 250€ will not be charged. There will be absolutely NO MORE costs during your stay.

Price includes: a double en-suite room on full-board house-party basis. We provide full continental breakfasts, a lunchtime sandwich service and a full three-course evening meal with wine. Guests are invited to make themselves at home in the kitchen, dining room and library and help themselves to coffee, tea, beer, wine and biscuits etc. 

The price also includes:

  • Welcome reception and introduction to the Basque culture of the Baztan Valley and the Basque Pyrenees.
  • Several guided orientation walks to set reference points for the week’s walking and give insights into the culture and traditions of the Basque mountain people. 
  • Local maps, detailed walking and cultural notes and access to our private Wikiloc page and on-line maps. 
  • A Basque gastronomy and culture programme of events tailor-made for our guests each week.
  • A free shuttle service from Biarritz airport at specific times. There also exists an easy local bus service from San Sebastian to our nearby village of (Santesteban/Doneztebe) from where we are also happy to pick up guests.

GUIDED WALKING HOLIDAYS WITH BASQUE PAGAN CULTURE AND GASTRONOMY

Walking & Midsummer Fiestas
Tuesday 18th - 25th June 2019 GW1
Walking & Pagan Basque Rituals
Wednesday 18th - 25th September 2019 GW2
Walking & Autumn Colours
LAST PLACE: Friday 5th - 12th October 2018

Monday 30th September - 7th October 2019

GW3

 

Prices

1300 € / £950 + 250€ *

* Due to current fluctuations in £ Sterling we ask our UK clients to pay part of the price in £'s and the remainder in our local currency (Euros) on the day of arrival: either in cheque or currency. This covers immediate direct local costs and is part of the total price. In the case of a last minute cancellation these final 250€ will not be charged. There will be absolutely NO MORE costs during your stay.

 

Price includes ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING and there are NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS. Price includes full-board accommodation with en-suite bathrooms at our family farmhouse. (We have just 5 / 6 rooms meaning these are very personal and exclusive holidays). All food, all wine, all restaurant meals. A unique 5-and-a-half-day walking/cultural/gastronomy programme. On the first day of the holiday we offer a free shuttle service from Biarritz airport at specific times. There is also an easy local bus service from San Sebastian and Pamplona to our nearby village of (Santesteban/Doneztebe) from where we are also happy to pick up our guests.

There are NO hidden extras and NO single supplements.

MORE INFORMATION

Please ask us for further information and a levels sheet.

TAILOR-MADE WEEKS

We also organise tailor-made weeks for individuals and groups all year round.

HOUSE TO RENT

Sometimes our guest house is free to rent. It has 5 en-suite bedrooms and open-plan kitchen/dining room/living rooms/terraces/wifi etc.

HOUSE PARTIES

House parties organised for walking and rambling groups at special rates

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