As we have already told you on numerous occasions, the Basque Country It is a community with a lot to offer the traveler. In fact, here you will find interesting proposals for all kinds of tourists, including children. Therefore, if you are looking for a destination for a vacation or a family getaway, the Basque Country is undoubtedly a great choice.
To convince you of this, today Hard Hobbit To Break We are going to offer you six plans in the Basque Country that will delight the little ones in the house. These are plans offered by the official tourism portal of the Basque Country. Would you like to join us?
First of all, we want to talk about the Aquarium-Palacio del Mar in Donostia-San Sebastián, which offers a tour didactic through the marine world. Here, young and old can enjoy three exhibition spaces. One of the most amazing is the Oceanarium, which offers a 360º view thanks to the tunnel methacrylate.
As it could not be otherwise, this aquarium offers a wide program of activities. Thus, you can make from guided tours to dives, going through the “Sleeping among fish” program, which allows you to discover the marine world at night.
The Forest of Oma
The Euskadi tourism portal also offers us a visit to the Oma Forest, which is located in the small Oma neighborhood, in Kortezubi. Known as the Animated Forest, this singular The enclave was created by the Bilbao sculptor and painter Agustín Ibarrola more than 30 years ago.
It is an enchanted forest that points to a new relationship between art and nature. And the artist left footprints in trees and stones, creating an immense canvas.
Añana Salt Valley
Another plan that the little ones will like is the visit to the Valle Salado de Añana, which allows to know the secrets of the Salt of Añana from different points of view: natural, therapeutic, productive, historical-cultural, gastronomic ...
The plan begins with a guided visit to the Salt Valley and offers the possibility of tasting the brine. In addition, children and adults can use the tools that the salineros use. In fact, you can be part of the process of harvesting and packaging the salt. As if that were not enough, you can also enjoy the properties of the brine in the Spa Salino outdoors.
Vitoria-Gasteiz for children
The smallest of the house can discover the history of Vitoria-Gasteiz in a fun way. With this plan you will walk the streets of the Old Town among soldiers, peasants, monks and merchants. During the tour you will look for footprints of important characters from other times.
In the company of the guide "The little history of Vitoria" you can have fun with hobbies, questions and activities.
Bodegas Valdemar as a family
You may find that visiting a winery with children is not a very suitable plan, but in the case of Bodegas Valdemar it is different. And it is that during the visit, the children will help the little Count of Valdemar to find grapes magic through tracks that you will find along the route.
Through a gymkhana, children will have fun learning, either with games of aromas, wort tastings, searches with flashlights among the barrels…. In addition, in the cellar there is a play area for themselves. As if that were not enough, they will receive special gifts.
Espeleotxiki. Arrikrutz Caves
Finally, they offer us a trip to the underground world of the Oñati Arrikrutz caves, where the children will plunge into a dark labyrinth of galleries. With the help of a map and a flashlight, they will have to find fossils, typical cave formations and the odd animal.
The little ones will also have to climb, go through narrow areas and put their feet in flooded areas. Upon completing the route, they will receive a diploma of speleologist.
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