Basque DMC s was present in the event held by Bilbao Bizkaia Tourism Board in Dublin in May. The showcase was held at the celebrated Irish chef Andrew Rudd´s newly-opened restaurant Medley on Fleet Street.

Aer Lingus will operate daily flights to Bilbao so the Basque region becomes a top destination for Irish Visitors. Travel Trade and press had the opportunity to mingle with various Basque-tourism and travel companies, including Basque DMCs partners Romotur, NIS, Bitravel and Bilbao Paso a Paso. Guests could experience our live music and local specialities of Txakoli and Rioja wine and of course our well known “Pintxos” tapas style bites prepared by our Michelin starred chefs Daniel García and Javier Gartzia from the Boroa and Zortziko restaurants.

Irish visitors will enjoy a number of cultural highlights such as the Guggenheim Museum, our Mercado de La Ribera, football stadium San Mamés… 

The Basque Country is a perfect destination for city breaks, museums, heritage tours, unspoiled nature, golf, surf, beaches, hiking, trekking and biking, 2 hours flight from Dublin!!