Learn Spanish Spain, culture, gastronomy and wine in Bilbao and La Rioja, Spain

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With this course you will enjoy the Basque Country in all it’s glory. You will learn not only Spanish language but also the culture and gastronomy of the Basque Country. We have several programmes to choose from depending on your likes and necessities.

Individuals or groups up to 10 people

  • 1-week or 2-week Spanish course
  • Accomodation at host families or 3-star hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch everyday
  • Lunch Monday to Friday at EIDE’s restaurant
  • Activity programme: 4 half day trips
  • One full day trip to La Rioja.
  • Reservation and tickets for all the activirties.
  • 15€-ticket for metro, bus and train.

Groups From 5 to 19 people

1-week or 2-week Spanish course

  • Accomodation at host families or 3-star hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch everyday
  • Lunch Monday to Friday at EIDE’s restaurant
  • Activity programme: 4 half day trips
  • One full day trip to La Rioja.
  • Reservation and tickets for all the activirties.
  • 15€-ticket for metro, bus and train.
  • A local guide for every activity
  • 30€ pintxos dinner (Basque tapas)

Groups of 10 or more people

  • 1-week or 2-week Spanish course
  • Accomodation at host families or 3-star hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch everyday
  • Lunch Monday to Friday at EIDE’s restaurant
  • Activity programme: 4 half day trips
  • One full day trip to La Rioja.
  • Reservation and tickets for all the activirties.
  • 15€-ticket for metro, bus and train.
  • A local guide for every activity.
  • 30€ pintxos dinner (Basque tapas).
  • 4 hour Cooking course.
  • 2 hour Wine tasting course

Included in all the programs.

GuggenheimThe Guggenheim museum, designed by Frank O. Gehry, is a magnificent example of the most groundbreaking architecture of the 20th century. The museum itself is an architectural landmark that creates a seductive backdrop for exhibitions of contemporary art. The building, the art, and its location make the museum a tour you can’t lose.

Museo_bellas_artesThe Bilbao Art Museum collects more than eight thousand works of art of different stages: ancient, modern, and contemporary. The most important collection of works by Basque artists can be found here.

Included in all the programs.

Puente_colganteIn this activity students will be able to walk through the suspension bridge’s footbridge enjoying the wonderful panoramic view. Once on the other riverside, they will bike through Getxo, a town spotted with palaces and with a charming Old Port.

Included in all the programs.

Marqués_del_RiscalProgramme A and B: The “Enobus” will drive the students to La Rioja, where they will be able to visit a wine cellar, 2 towns, taste the wine, the food and enjoy the views.
Programme C: The group will have a bus at their disposal to visit not only the wineries but also the monastery of Yuso, where the first words written in Spanish were found.

Included in all the programs.

Actividad_bilbaoAs a result of the transformation led by Guggenheim Museum and other trademark projects, such as the Underground by Norman Foster or the University Bridge, Bilbao is nowadays regarded as a modern and cosmopolitan city. Both the guided bus tour or the boat tour are great options to have a good idea of the city.

Included in programs B and C.

Curso_de_cocinaThe secret of the prestigious Basque Gastronomy lays on its long tradition, the quality of its ingredients and innovation. The pintxos, or Basque tapas, are miniature representatives of the Basque Cuisine. Students will taste a selection of Pintxos in different bars of Bilbao old town.

Included in program C.

Curso_de_cocinaIn order to share our culture with our students, we offer a 4-hour cooking course where they will learn to cook Basque and Spanish dishes. The 2-hour wine tasting course will help them discover all the bouquets, textures and tastes of our best wines.