Experience the culture around us—be part of it. On our guided tours you’ll discover first-hand the secrets which surround this ancient drink. All tours must be confirmed in advance. Prices always include VAT.

Astarbe tour

Astarbe tour

Visitas guiadas For the curious

Discover the secrets of cider on this guided tour in which legends, history and the traditional method of preparation are paired with our diverse ciders.

  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday:

  • Starts at: 12:30.

  • Languages: Basque, Spanish and English.

  • Price: €12 per person.


 

Contact us at turismo@astarbe.eus

  • Group welcome in the country house. Introduction to the history. Tasting of cider straight from the barrel (a ritual known locally as ‘txotx’).
  • Visit to the orchard: information about the apple trees and the fruit. Tasting of Astarbe Sagardoa with a cheese pintxo.
  • Visit to the 19th-century press. Traditional method of preparation. Tasting of Astarbe Denominación de Origen.
  • In the dining room of the new sidrería we bid farewell to the group with one more txotx coupled with a pintxo of chorizo cooked in cider.
Mendiola tour

Mendiola tour

Visitas guiadas For those that are hungry for cider culture

The txotx is one of the most authentic Basque rituals. At the cry of ‘txotx’ the cider barrels are opened and the tasting begins. On this tour you’ll discover the history of the country house, get to know the cider and visit our traditional facilities, as well as enjoying the traditional cider house menu.

  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday:

  • Starts at: 13:00.

  • Languages: Basque, Spanish and English.

  • Price: €38 per person.

Contact us at turismo@astarbe.eus

  • After welcoming the group in the country house we’ll briefly explain its history and importance and discuss the Camino Real (‘Royal Way’).
  • Tour of the old press.
  • Discover the new cider house, new concepts and enjoy the traditional menu (link a gastronomía).
Mendiola Premium tour

Mendiola Premium tour

Visitas guiadas For the nonconformist

Discover the most extraordinary parts of the cider house. Learn its secrets and live like a real cider producer. This complete tour of the Astarbe cider house guarantees to immerse you in the culture. Round off the cider house experience with our traditional menu.

  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday:

  • Starts at: 12:30.

  • Languages: Basque, Spanish and English.

  • Price: €45 per person.

Contact us at turismo@astarbe.eus

  • Group welcome in the country house. Introduction to the history. Tasting of cider straight from the barrel (a ritual known locally as ‘txotx’).
  • Visit to the orchard: information about the apple trees and the fruit. Tasting of Astarbe Sagardoa with a cheese pintxo.
  • Visit to the 19th-century press. Traditional method of preparation. Tasting of Astarbe Denominación de Origen.
  • In the dining room of the new sidrería we bid farewell to the group with one more txotx coupled with a pintxo of chorizo cooked in cider.
  • Enjoy the traditional cider house menu (link menú).

Astarbe at your service

For real cider lovers, we offer personalised samples delivered to your door. Enjoy our ciders and get to know the world of the sidrería from your gastronomy club, kitchen or office. Contact us at turismo@astarbe.eus and tell us how you prefer to sample Astarbe cider.