“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.

Pyrenean Experience Dates & Prices 2020 & 2021

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

Elementary Level

(Part Immersion)
Thursday 30th July - 6th August 2020 ES2
Monday 31st May - 7th June 2021

Friday 30th July - 6th August 2021

ES1

ES2

More Dates: Beginner Spanish students may also take a  Spanish course during one of our Total Pyrenean Experience Self-Guided Walking Weeks.

Intermediate Level

(Total Immersion)
Friday 4th - 11th September 2020 IS1
Monday  10th - 17th May 2021

Friday 9th - 16th July 2021

IS1

IS2

Friday 3rd - 10th September 2021 IS3
Spanish Lessons & Conversation also available on our Total Pyrenean Experience Walking Weeks

 

Upper-intermediate / Advanced Level

(Total Immersion)
Monday 20th - 27th July 2020

Saturday 17th - 24th October 2020

AS1

AS2

 

Friday 21st - 28th May 2021

Monday 19th - 26th July 2021

AS1

AS2

Monday 18th - 25th October 2021

Spanish Conversation available on our Total Pyrenean Experience Walking Weeks

AS3

 

 

Prices

1500 € OR £1125 + 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.

DATES 2020

Monday 14 – 21 September 2020  /  Monday 28 September – 5 October 2020  /  Thursday 8th – 15th October 2020

DATES 2021

Monday 31st May - 7th June / Friday 11th - 18th June / Monday 21st - 28th June / Friday 30th July - 6th August / Monday 9th - 16th August / Monday 13th - 20th September / Monday 27th September - 4th October / Friday 8th October - 15th October 2021

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

1100€ OR (£745 + 250€ )*

(per person based on 2 people sharing)

* Due to current fluctuations in £ Sterling we offer our UK clients the chance 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. 
  • An exclusive Basque gastronomy and culture programme of events tailor-made for our guests each week and NOT available to the general public.
  • 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 2021
Monday 21st - 28th June 2021 GW1
Walking & Pagan Basque Rituals 2020 & 2021

2020

Tuesday 11th - 18th August 2020

2021

Monday 9th - 16th August 2021

 

GW2

 

GW2

Walking & Autumn Celebrations 2020 & 2021

2020

Monday 14th - 21st September 2020

Monday 28th Sept - 5th October 2020

Thursday 8th - 15th October 2020

2021

Monday 13th - 20th September 2021

Monday 27th September - 4th October 2021

Friday 8th - 15th October 2021

 

 

GW3

GW4

GW5

 

GW3

GW4

GW5 

Prices

2020: 1500€ OR (£1125 PLUS €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.

Creative Escapes & Cosy Retreats in the Pyrenees 2020 & 2021

Sunday 8th - 15th November 2020

Saturday 3rd - 10th April / 17th - 24th April 2021

Full board in en-suite rooms with full use of the house. Unlimited food & wine. Log fires and lots of winter walks from the farmhouse door with detailed maps and notes. Communal evening dinners around the kitchen table. Pick up from Biarritz of Santesteban (at certain times). £750 or 840 Euros all inclusive. NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS.

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.

B & B IN A WALKERS PARADISE

Our beautiful guesthouse is also open for B & B during the year (outside our course dates) with access to our 200 km of walks from the door of the house, all maps and use of our private guest kitchen, living room, gardens and terraces.

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