Visit Sagardoetxea


If you want to know everything there is to know about cider, then you have an event you can’t avoid.
Sagardoetxea, is more than just a museum, it’s an experience, because it’s been designed as an interactive space with activities revolving around the history and manufacture.  It can also be a stroll where you can taste the delicious cider.


Museum space

The history of apples and cider coupled with their cultural importance in the Basque Country.
Information panels, interactive material, photographs and games.

The apple orchard

Different demonstrative activities, teachings, grafts and crops, etc.

Cider tasting.


All the information in::


You will enjoy a bike tour along the Urumea river side, where you will know the secrets hidden by this cider river and you will arrive at Astigarraga, heart of the cider. At Sagardoetxea, the Basque Cider Museum, you will delve into the cider culture and enjoy a special tasting of txotx cider, derived from apples and some pintxos. You will return to Donostia having known this ancestral rite of our gastronomy. Txotx!

Activities that includes the experience:

Bike ride (without guide) from Donostia to Astigarraga through the bidegorri on the side of the Urumea river. See the route on Google Maps.

Guided visit of Sagardoetxea, Museum of the Basque Cider (Astigarraga): Introduction to the culture of the cider visiting the apple orchard and a guided tasting of cider to the txotx, derived from the apple (liqueur apple must) and two pintxos.

Bike tour (without guide) to Donostia through the bidegorri on the side of the Urumea river.

Practical information:

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday at 10:00 or 15:00. Sundays and holidays: 10:00.

Duration: 4 hours
From June to October

For whom? Individual and couples.
Spanish, Basque, French and English.

Meeting point: Go Local (Sarriegi Plaza, 9 – 20003 Donostia). GPS Coordinates: 43.323049, -1.983254699999975.

How to get:
By bicycle: from Donostia to Astigarraga by the bidegorri that is next to the slope of the Urumea river. See the route on Google Maps.

Rates: Adults: € 20 Children: € 18

Museum and cider house

Visit Sagardoetxea, the Basque Cider Museum, before you go to the cider house and turn your visit to the Cider Territory into a complete experience. We suggest you take a guided tour of Sagardoetxea before going to lunch, visiting the apple orchard, the museum space and ending with a commented cider tasting. Afterwards, you go to the cider house to put everything you have learned into practice.

Activities that includes the experience:

Visit to Sagardoetxea, the Basque Cider Museum.
Cider, wort and liquor tasting.
Lunch / Dinner in a traditional cider house. Traditional cider house menu consisting of cod omelette, fried cod with peppers, ribeye, cheese with walnuts and quince and txotx cider.

Note: Transportation not included. If transportation is necessary, indicate this in the reservation observations (next step).

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday (all year): 12:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sundays and holidays: 12:30.

Duration: 3 hours in total (1 hour visit to the museum + 2 hours in cider house).

When can it be done? Throughout the year.

For whom? Groups and families.

Languages: Spanish (with prior reservation), Euskera (with prior reservation), French (with prior reservation) and English (with prior reservation).

Meeting point: Sagardoetxea, Basque Cider Museum (Kale Nagusia, 48 – Astigarraga). GPS Coordinates: 43.281204, -1.946554.

How to get:

In your own vehicle: parking in the center of Astigarraga (C / Nagusia) and in the industrial estate (C / Donostia ibilbidea). Estimated time from parking: 5-10 min.

By bus: From San Sebastian (C / Okendo) and from Hernani (C / Txirrita): Lines A1 and A2. See schedules. Estimated time from the stop: 5 min.

Adults: € 33.
Children 0-3 years: free.
Children 4-17 years: € 15.00 (with children’s menu)

Sagardoetxea schedule:
From Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sundays and holidays: 11: 00-13: 30. Closed Monday.

Information and reservations: 943 550 575


Relive the adventure of whaling by visiting the Donostia-San Sebastián Aquarium and discover the size of a real cetacean’s skeleton. After visiting the fish and sharks, the sea awaits us to enjoy a boat ride through the beautiful Bahía de la Concha. Did you know that the cider is closely linked to the sea? In the Sagardoetxea museum they will explain what was the secret of the sailors to avoid scurvy. To end the day, savor the local cuisine in a cider house.


Arrive by boat to the Basque Maritime Factory Albaola and enjoy the construction of the Nao San Juan live, an exact replica of a whaling ship that sank in the waters of Red Bay (Canada) in the 16th century. Did you know that the cider is closely linked to the sea? Return by boat to the port of Pasaia and delve into the culture of the Basque cider at the Sagardoetxea, the Basque Cider Museum, where they will explain what the secret of the sailors was to avoid scurvy. To end the day, savor the local cuisine in a cider house.

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