Basque Country Local Customs

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Basque Country Local Customs

  • Fueros and Self-rule in the Basque...

    The fueros were territorial charts which contained the legal framework according to which self-government was exerciced in the different territories of the Basque Country. Based on traditions and customs, they were simultaneously a sort of constitution and a civil and criminal code. Each territory had its own foral or statutory assembly (Junta...

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  • Euskera online

    Euskera / Euskara (Basque) is the co-official language in the Basque country together with Spanish.Some resourcess for learning Basque on the web:The Egun on (Good Morning) online course:http://canales.elcorreodigital.com/euskera/Another course:http://www.santurtzieus.com/gela_irekia/materialak/ikastaro/on_line_index_espa.htmA translator Basque -...

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  • Carnaval

    Carnaval is the fiesta held (normally) the last weekend before the start of Lent. It is celebrated all over Euskadi with everyone dressing up and partying. Tolosa is perhaps the most dynamic Carnaval celebration.

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  • Local Dance

    Euskadi is full of odd tradition, cultural activities and dance. I suggest that you ask a person from the particular locality that you are in as to its significance. These things can be very localised.

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  • Gora Euskadi!

    When travelling in the Basque country, never forget that for most of the locals, this place doesn't belong to Spain. It may be usefull to learn to say the basics like Hello (Agur or Egun on) and thanx (Milesker) in Basque. You can't have an idea about how this simple thing can illuminate faces and bring you a huge smile.

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Basque Country Hotels

  • AS Express Altube Hotel Zuia

    Autopista A-68 Km 36, Area De Altube , Zuia (Vizcaya), Alava, Vizcaya, 01139, Spain

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Couples

  • Sheraton Bilbao Hotel

    This hotel is one of my favourite parts of this vacation. The rooms were amazing, like most...

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  • Hotel Maria Cristina

    The stay here was incredible. The staff was amazing. The room and view was excellent. The only...

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  • NH Canciller Ayala

    Ramon y Cajal, 5, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque, 01007, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Gran Hotel Puente Colgante

    This mid-price hotel is well situated on the river bank next to the hanging bridge in Portugalete....

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  • Hotel Atalaia

    Aritz Ondo 69, Irun, 20305, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Hospederia de los Parajes

    Mayor 46, 48, Laguardia, 01300, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Gran Hotel Durango

    Gasteiz Bidea 2, Bilbao, Basque, 48200, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Los Tamarises Hotel

    Muelle De Ereaga 4, 48990 Algorta, Algorta, Vizcay

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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