Top things to do in Getaria

Top Choice Museum in Getaria

Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa

Although Getaria is mainly about sun, sand and seafood, don't miss a visit to the Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa. Local boy Cristóbal became a giant in the fashion world in the 1950s and '60s, and this impressive museu…
Church in Getaria

Iglesia de San Salvador

With its unusual shape, sloping wooden floors, and nautical atmosphere, Getaria's striking 15th-century Gothic church is well worth a stop. Features worth noting include the gravestone of the great navigator Juan Se…
Seafood in Getaria

Txoko Getaria

Overlooking the seaside, this breezy spot has earned many fans for its fresh sea bream, turbot and flounder – fired up on the grill out front. Fish aside, the seafood rices (particularly the aioli black rice with ca…
Village in Getaria


This cobblestone village on the coast has much to recommend it, including excellent seafood restaurants, narrow atmospheric lanes sprinkled with shops and pintxos bars and one stellar museum dedicated to one of the …
Basque in Getaria


Elkano is a superb seafood restaurant that has been thrilling diners for years. Its speciality is seasonal fish prepared with disarming simplicity, such as its show-stopping char-grilled turbot (per kg €72).