December bank holiday: Decoration of the Christmas tree and barrel tasting with chestnuts

From: 6,50

During the December holidays, Sagardoetxea revives the old traditions of this time of year: Christmas pine tree decoration with apples and candles and barrel tasting with the new cider along with chestnuts.


  • Adults: 6,50€ (includes guided tour, tasting, and barrel with chestnuts)
  • Children ages 0-9 (accompanied by an adult): Free (includes apple wort tasting)
  • Children ages 10-17: 4,50€ (includes guided tour and apple wort and chestnut tasting)

Guided tour

Activities included in the experience

  • Tour of the apple orchard, where the culture of the apple can be appreciated in a dynamic and educational way
  • Tour of the museum, where you learn about the past, present, and future of the apple and cider, and the entire cider-making process
  • Christmas pine tree decoration with apples and candles.
  • Barrel tasting with the new cider, along with chestnuts


  • 5, 6 and 7 of December: 11:00-13:30 and 16:00-19:30.
  • 4 and 8 of December: 11:00-13:30


  • 1 hour

When can I go?

  • December Holidays

Who is it for?

  • Individuals, families, couples, groups


  • Spanish, Basque, French, 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.

The best

  • Discover the ancient traditions celebrated at this time of year.
  • Discover the culture of cider.

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