Basque Country shopping

Arts & Crafts in Old Town

Malmö

Named after the city in Sweden, Malmö specialises in beautiful Scandinavian design with products you won't find elsewhere. Check out handsome Ölend backpacks, animal prints on wood by Ferm Living and colourful ename…
Arts & Crafts in Getxo

Txalupa

In the former fishing quarter of the Puerto Viejo, this enchanting little shop specialises in locally made crafts, artwork and accessories. Past the entry festooned with old buoys and fishing nets, you'll find hand-…
Clothing in Old Town

Ätakontu

A pair of Bilbao textile artists created this small shop, which is making waves across the Basque Country. Graphic T-shirts are the speciality – and feature whimsical and art-naïf designs (the dinosaur head is an ic…
Market in Old Town

Mercado de la Ribera

Overlooking the river, the Mercado de la Ribera is an expansive food market that draws many of the city's top chefs for their morning selection of fresh produce. If you're not up for a picnic, don't miss the pintxo …
Food & Drinks in Old Town

La Quesaría

Cheese lovers shouldn't miss this wondrous shop. You'll find more than 40 varieties of the good stuff, with new selections every week. It's also worth browsing the selection of microbrews (try a pale ale from the Bi…
Fashion & Accessories in Old Town

Nukak Bilbao

Street fashion goes green at this hip little store where everything is made from recycled materials. You'll find colourful messenger bags made from old advertising banners, sleek backpacks made of truck tyres, eye-c…
Food & Drinks in New Town & Monte Igueldo

Mimo San Sebastián Gourmet Shop

Located inside the chic Hotel Maria Cristina, this is where those with a real appreciation of fine food and wine come to do their shopping. The shop also offers customised hampers and international shipping, as well…
Food & Drinks in Old Town

La Bendita

Next to the cathedral, this is Bilbao's smallest shop, but one well worth seeking out for its unique gourmet delicacies sourced almost exclusively from the Basque Country. You'll find chocolates, foie gras, anchovie…
Fashion & Accessories in Mundaka

Mundaka Basque Country

On the main plaza a short stroll inland from the waterfront, Mundaka BC captures the free-spirited ethos of this lovely coastal enclave with its iconic, and rather stylish t-shirts, jerseys, rugged canvas bags, and …
Market in Old Town

Plaza Nueva Market

On Sunday mornings, Plaza Nueva transforms into a modest, open-air flea market, with vendors setting up their wares behind the colonnades. You'll find secondhand book and record stalls as well as kids and adults bar…