Basque Country Trip in 7 days from Bilbao

Bilbao, San Sebastian & Vitoria

Language
Spanish, English
Duration
7 days, 6 nights
Free! cancellation up to 30 days

Description

Book our Basque Country trip and discover for 7 days cities like Bilbao, San Sebastián, Biaritz, Guernica and much more! All transfers from Bilbao, accommodation, breakfast and dinner are included.

  • Day 1 (Fri.) BILBAO

Upon arrival in Bilbao, you will receive the guide to transfer you to the hotel planned . It will help you to stay in the accommodation and will give you a complete informative dossier with the details of the program. You will have the rest of the day off. Hotel accommodation (dinner not included).

  • Day 2 (Sat.) BILBAO - BASQUE COAST

Breakfast at the hotel and then we will go out to know the villages of the Basque coast. We will visit Baracaldo, Sestao, Portugalete and Getxo, with its famous Hanging Bridge. We will continue to tour San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Mundaka, to the Urdaibai Reserve, where we will contemplate breathtaking views of the surroundings. The last stop will be in Guernika, where we will visit the House of Juntas and its Tree. Finally we will return to Bilbao around 14 hours.

In the afternoon we will get to know the city, with a panoramic tour and a walking tour of its old town, as well as its monuments and most interesting places.

Hotel accommodation. Dinner (in the option "breakfast and dinner").

  • Day 3 (Sun.) BILBAO - SAN SEBASTIÁN - BIARRITZ

Breakfast at the hotel and then we will leave for Biarritz, in the French Basque country. In this town we will take a panoramic tour of the area of the Lighthouse and the Virgin on the Rock. We'll continue to St. Jean De-Luz, taking a walk through its most interesting areas, with its historic buildings and its typical port. We will continue along the coast to Hendaye, at the mouth of the Bidasoa River, where we will cross the bay by boat until we reach Hondarribia. In Hondarribia we will enjoy free time in the Marina area and have a typical lunch in a local restaurant (included).

In the afternoon we will arrive in San Sebastián, where we will tour its most interesting places and climb Mount Igueldo, ending with a walking tour of the historic part of the city. There will be free time to enjoy the Bay and its magnificent views, before returning to Bilbao. Accommodation in the hotel.

Hotel accommodation. Dinner (in the option "breakfast and dinner").

  • Day 4 (Mon.) BILBAO -VITORIA - RIOJA ALAVESA

Breakfast at the hotel and then we will take a trip to the capital of the Basque Country, Vitoria. In Vitoria we will take a panoramic tour of the city and then a walk through its medieval old town, declared Monumental Complex in 1997. We will continue towards the wine region, La Rioja Alavesa, until we reach the medieval village of Laguardia. In Laguardia we will enjoy a walking tour, admiring its ancient walls, and in addition, we will enter a traditional winery to taste the local wines. Afterwards we will enjoy a typical lunch (included) and have free time and in mid-afternoon we will return to Bilbao, passing through Elciego where we will be able to contemplate the magnificent architectural work of Frank Gehry in the Bodega del Marqués de Riscal.

Hotel accommodation. Dinner (in the option "breakfast and dinner").

  • Day 5 (Tue.) BILBAO - SANCTUARY OF LOYOLA - GETARIA - SAN SEBASTIÁN

Breakfast at the hotel and we will leave to visit the Sanctuary of Loyola, from the 17th to the 18th centuries. We will continue along the coast to Getaria, the birthplace of Juan Sebastián Elcano, where we will see some of its Gothic jewels, its port and fishing village. We will continue through Zarauz, a more traditional enclave and tourist reference, until we reach San Sebastián, where we will have a walking tour, taste a delicious lunch (included) and enjoy free time before returning to Bilbao.

Hotel accommodation. Dinner (in the option "breakfast and dinner").

  • Day 6 (Wed.) BILBAO - ELORRIO - OÑATI - ARANTZAZU

Breakfast at the hotel and start our day traveling to the interior of the Basque Country, towards Durango, in the Gorbea Natural Park, which still preserves its herds of sheep and the traditional manufacture of cheeses. We will follow Urkiola, with its muddling peaks, its splendid forests and the legends of the witches. We will stop in Elorrio, where we will see its palaces and stately houses made of carved stone. Later we arrive at Oñati, the most elegant and monumental town of Gipuzkoa. After seeing some of its monuments, such as the University of the Basque Country, we will head down a rocky path to the most important sanctuary of Gipuzkoa, The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu, a compendium of the best of contemporary Basque art, by the Franciscan order. We will stop to visit and contemplate the building and its magnificent views. Finally we will return to Bilbao to arrive around 14:00 h. Afternoon will be free to explore on your own.

Hotel accommodation. Dinner (in the option "breakfast and dinner").

  • Day 7 (Thu.) BILBAO

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport, bus station or train station.

  • Important: This tour has daily departures, although in the description of the itinerary we have taken as reference the departure of Fridays. Note that depending on the day of departure, the order of excursions varies.

Included

  • Arrival & Departure transfers from/to Bilbao airport, bus or train station.
  • Tour to the Basque Coast.
  • Guided tour in Bilbao.
  • Tour to San Sebastian, Biarritz, Hendaye and Hondarribia with lunch.
  • Tour to Vitoria and La Rioja Alavesa with wine tasting and lunch.
  • Tour to Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria and Zarauz with lunch.
  • Tour to Elorrio, Oñati, Sanctuary of Arantzazu.
  • Accommodation (6 nights) in hotels 3* or 4*.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • 5 dinners, in the option "breakfast and dinner".
  • Travel insurance (See benefits ).
  • Transport of one suitcase per person limited to 20 Kg. and 1 small handbag.

Not included

  • Flight Ticket.
  • Dinner on the first day, in all options.
  • Dinners, in the option "acommodattion and breakfast".

Price

Hotel 3* with breakfast

People (Double/Triple Room)
1134.50 $
People (Single Room)
1398.50 $

Hotel 3* with breakfast and dinners

People (Double/Triple Room)
1269.50 $
People (Single Room)
1533 $

Hotel 4* with breakfast

People (Double/Triple Room)
1284.50 $
People (Single Room)
1626.50 $
The price may vary according to the date.

More information

Note that

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

Departure from Madrid

This tour also departures from Madrid. You can take a look at this option here:

Accommodation

Accommodation will be as follows, if you select the option of 3 * hotels:

  • Bilbao: Ilunion Bilbao hotel or similar

Accommodation will be as follows, if you select the option of 4 * hotels:

  • Bilbao: Holiday Inn Bilbao, Barceló Nervion, Hesperia Bilbao, Sercotel Gran Bilbao Hotel or similar

If there is no availability in the mentioned hotels, these will be replaced by another one of similar category. The definitive hotels will be confirmed in advance of the tour departure.

Language

  • The tours are always guaranteed in the selected language, although they may exceptionally be conducted in two language simultaneously.

Cancellation

Cancellation up to 30 days before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Between 29 and 14 days: 80 % refund/ Between 13 and 10 days: 60 % refund / Between 9 and 5 days: 40 % refund / Between 4 and 2 days: 20 % refund / Less than 2 days, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided. If you need to cancel your booking, please, email us at info@nattivus.com.

Starting point

Bilbao airport, bus or train station. Please, provide us the flight, bus or train arrival details.
Basque Country Trip in 7 days from Bilbao
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FREE! CANCELLATION UP TO 30 DAYS

Cancellation up to 30 days before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Between 29 and 14 days: 80 % refund/ Between 13 and 10 days: 60 % refund / Between 9 and 5 days: 40 % refund / Between 4 and 2 days: 20 % refund / Less than 2 days, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided. If you need to cancel your booking, please, email us at info@nattivus.com.

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