Welcome to Authentic Basque Country. The largest English language travel blog dedicated to Basque Country.

This charming city sits on the border of Gipuzkoa and Bizkaia (Biscay). Eibar, sprawls along a thin valley with the Ego River flowing through it. The city centre is not very large and you can enjoy a day wandering the kaleas (streets), and taking in the many parks Eiber provides.

Basque Country has many wonderful and special elements. It is well known to be rich in language and culture. It is also rich in environmental and geological phenomena. The flysch that frame the Basque coast are absolutely splendid. This geological treasure is on full display in Basque Country.

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Authentic Basque Country was started by Adam, on a rainy day in Gorliz, Biscay.

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If you have kids, you know that these little balls of energy need time to run around and to play. An outing to a great playground is part of the fun of being a child. However, not all playgrounds are created equal. With that in mind, here is our current list for the best playgrounds in Bilbao.

Florida Parkea is a 200 year old site of relaxation and beauty. It possesses beautiful French botanical gardens, whimsical pathways and art pieces. This park is a welcome oasis from the summer's sun and has nearly 200 different species of plants and trees. It's where the birds come to join in choir and where you can go to recharge and find escape....

If there is one place that you have to see in Vitoria it's Plaza de la Virgen Blanca. This square is in the center of town and almost always has something going on. The patios are vibrant and the cameras are active. If you are looking to bask in the culture of Basque, look no further.