This 1660 house, built on the remains of a house built in 1540, has been completely restored and is a real house that goes back in time. Now open to the public, it bears witness to the rural life and customs of the Basque Country.
A fascinating visit that will reveal the importance of the etxe (house) in the life of the Basque people. You will discover the Basque way of life in the past, through a visit to the cider cellar, the vast kitchen, the owner's office-reception room, the bedrooms, the attic, but also the orchard and the vegetable garden in the old style.
Here Basque history is presented by Basques, in order to understand the Basque Country, its history and culture.
To find out more, visit the official website: www.ortillopitz.com