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Visit the Ortillopitz house

Visit the Ortillopitz house

This house from 1660 built on the remains of the house erected in 1540 has been completely restored, and is a real house to go back in time. Now open to the public, it bears witness to rural life and customs in the Basque Country.

This house from 1660 built on the remains of the house erected in 1540 has been completely restored, and is a real house to go back in time. Now open to the public, it bears witness to rural life and customs in the Basque Country.

A fascinating visit which will reveal to you the importance of etxe (the house) in the life of the Basques. you will discover the Basque life of yesteryear, through a visit to the cellar dedicated to cider, the vast kitchen, the shipowner's office-reception room, the bedrooms, the attic, but also the orchard and the vegetable garden. 'Ancient.

Here Basque history is presented by Basque people, in order to understand the Basque Country, its history and its culture.

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