Adarrazpi Cheese Factory, Sagardoetxea and lunch at cider house

From: 72,00

As a good cider maker, you will discover all the secrets behind the making and tasting of Basque cider. Afterwards, you will learn about the experience of being a real Basque shepherd, from feeding the flock, to milking the sheep, to making cheese in the cheese factory.

Available cider houses

Choose the cider house you like most. In any event, the definitive cider house assignment will be communicated to you by e-mail, according to availability and schedule.

Language guide service

Activities included in the experience

  • Guided tour of the Sagardoetxea – Basque Cider Museum (Astigarraga). The guided tour includes a tasting of cider, grape must, and liqueur.
  • Lunch at a traditional cider house. Traditional cider menu consisting of cod omelette, fried cod with peppers, rib eye steak, cheese with walnuts and quince and cider with a “txotx”.
  • Guided tour of the Adarrazpi cheese factory (Urnieta). You will learn all the secrets of Idiazabal cheese production. After visiting the facilities, you will learn step by step about the whole process involved in its production. The visit includes a workshop and a tasting of dairy products.

Practical information

  • Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 12:00p.m.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • When can I go? Throughout the year
  • Who is it for? Individual, groups, families, and couples
  • Languages: Spanish (with prior reservation), Basque (with prior reservation), French (with prior reservation) and English (with prior reservation)
    Meeting point: Sagardoetxea – Basque Cider Museum (Kale Nagusia, 48 – Astigarraga) GPS coordinates: 43.281204, -1.946554
  • How to get there:
    • By car: park in the centre of Astigarraga (Kale Nagusia) and in the industrial park (Donostia ibilbidea) Estimated time from parking: 5-10 min.
    • By bus line: From Donostia-San Sebastian (Okendo kalea) and from Hernani (Txirrita kalea): Lines BU12 and BU13. See schedules. Estimated time from stop: 5 min.


  • Adults: 72€
  • Children:
    • Children ages 0-6: 28€ (especial menu)
    • Children ages 7-17: 50€ (special menu)

The best

  • Savour two-star products of Basque cuisine: cider and Idiazabal cheese.
  • Enjoy the authenticity of the cider house experience.
  • Live the experience of being a true shepherd.
  • Enjoy the views offered by Mount Adarra, surrounded by nature.

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