Cider and the sea (Pasaia)

From: 46,00

Go by boat to the Basque Maritime Factory Albaola and enjoy the construction of the Nao San Juan at first hand, an exact replica of a whaling vessel that sank in the waters of Red Bay, Canada in the 16th century. Did you know that cider is closely linked to the sea? Return by boat to the port of Pasaia and dive into the culture of Basque cider at the Sagardoetxea – Basque Cider Museum, where you will learn about the secret sailors used to avoid scurvy. To finish the day, savour local cuisine at a cider house.

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Covid-19: Prevention and safety measures

  • Face coverings must be worn throughout the experience: reception area, outdoors, museum space and shop.
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Activities included in the experience

Morning shift:

  • 10:50: Departure of the boat from the Hospitalillo dock to Albaola.
  • 11:00: Self guided visit to the Albaola factory.
  • 12:35: Departure of the boat from Albaola to the Hospitalillo dock.
  • 13:15: Guided visit of Sagardoetxea Basque Cider Museum and tasting.
  • 14:00: Lunch at the Alorrenea cider house. Adults’ menu: Traditional cider house menu. Cod omelette, fried cod with peppers, t-bone steak, cheese with walnuts and quince jelly and cider. Children’s menu: Fritos, meat and ice cream.

Afternoon shift:

  • 16:50: Departure of the boat from the Hospitalillo dock to Albaola.
  • 17:00: Self-guided visit to the Albaola Factory.
  • 18:35: Departure of the boat from Albaola to the Hospitalillo dock.
  • 19:15: Visita guiada de Sagardoetxea Museo de la Sidra Vasca y degustación.
  • 21:00: Dinner at the Alorrenea cider house. Adult´s menu: Traditional cider house menu. Cod omelette, fried cod with peppers, t-bone steak, cheese with walnuts and quince jelly and cider. Children’s menu: Fritos, meat and ice cream.

NOTES:
– Transport not included. If transport is necessary, please indicate it in the booking remarks (next step).
– The timetable of the programmed activities may vary depending on the time of year, so the exact time will be confirmed once the booking has been confirmed.

 

Practical information

  • Hours: Wednesday through Saturday at 11:00a.m. and 5:00p.m. Sundays and holidays at 11:00a.m.
  • Duration: 6 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: Hospitalillo pier (Ambito Portuario kalea, 9). GPS coordinates: 43.322785, -1.931371
  • How to get there:
    • By car: park at Trintxerpe (Ambito Portuario kalea) or at the port of Pasaia San Pedro (Arraunlarien kalea). Estimated time from the car park to the Hospitalillo pier: 5-10 min.

Rates

  • Adults: 46€ (includes guided tours, boat trip and lunch/dinner at cider house).
  • Children:
    • Ages 0-5: 18.50€
    • Ages 6-17: 27.50€ (includes guided tours, boat trip and lunch/dinner at cider house)
    • Ages 6-17: 44.50€ (includes guided tours, boat trip and lunch/dinner at cider house)

The best

  • Enjoy the beautiful Bay of Pasaia and its fishing villages.
  • See the construction of a 16th-century whaling vessel.
  • Enjoy the visit and the lunch at the cider house.

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