The essential of Basque Country

Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Espelette Chilli Pepper Visitor Centre

Explore the world of the Chilli Pepper in this enjoyable educational centre designed to appeal to younger and older visitors alike. Find out how this world-famous condiment is grown, watch a film on its production and enjoy an opportunity to taste the produce.


25 Merkatu Plaza
64250 Espelette


Opening Hours :

- Form March to Jun and form October to November : from monday to friday : 10.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm. 

- From July to September :
Monday 10.00am to 1.00pm and to 2.00pm to 5.30pm.
Form tuesday to friday : 10.00am to 6.30pm,
Saturday : 10.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm.
Public Holidays : 10.00am to 1.00pm. 

Thematic of the place

Museum, interpretive center / Free entry

Public price
Adulte : Free
Enfant : Free
Price with the pass
Adulte : Free
Enfant : Free