his trip, sponsored by the Boise State Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and organized by Travel Fever Tours, will explore the roots of the Basque culture in Idaho by visiting the Basque region in Spain.
Participants will visit the areas where Idaho’s Basque population originated from in Spain, gaining an insider’s view of:
While the goal of this trip is to learn, you will not have a stream of university lectures. Along the way, the tour will focus on:
The trip will begin in Bilbao, a former industrial and shipping hub for the Basque region, and now a growing tourist attraction with its iconic Guggenheim Museum. We will then move into smaller locations, explore Pamplona and its surroundings, and finish in Lekeitio,a small fishing town on the northern Atlantic coast. Lekeitio is directly in the area from where many of the Boise Basque originated.