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Discover Gernika: a unique destination in the Basque Country

A city steeped in history. A must-see destination in the Basque Country.

Synonymous with tradition, yet open to the world in an incomparable setting: Urdaibai, Biosphere Reserve. 

Basque cuisine

Quality and expertise go hand in hand in these unique bite-sized snacks that Basque cuisine is renowned for.

Don’t forget to try one of the Basque Country’s most deeply-rooted customs: going out for a few pintxos


Once you’ve feasted your eyes on them, there’s no way one will be enough, so go on, indulge yourself and enjoy the different creations on offer in the town’s bars and restaurants.

Txakoli in Gernika

Don't miss out on this magnificent opportunity to discover one of the most internationally acclaimed txakolis to be found anywhere in the Basque Country.

Gernika Jai Alai: The Cathedral of Cesta Punta

One of the best frontons in the world

Discover a unique and internationally renowned sport.

Jai Alai is not just a sport, it’s a party - did you know that Jai Alai actually means “joyful party” in English? Also known as Cesta Punta, Jai Alai is regarded as one of the fastest sports in the world - the fact that the ball can reach speeds of over 300 km/h has earned it a place in the “Guinness Book of Records”.

Villages near to Gernika: the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve

Gernika is located in the very heart of the Urdaibai Reserve, an extraordinarily beautiful natural area of exceptional environmental interest. The estuary of the river Oka is one of this area’s most important attractions, a veritable spectacle teeming with life and boasting a variety of landscapes that are the result of centuries of harmonious coexistence between nature and the 22 villages it contains.