Tour of the Basque Country in 8 days from Madrid
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Tour of the Basque Country in 8 days from Madrid

Language
Spanish, English
Duration
8 days, 7 nights
Free! cancellation up to 21 days

Description

Spend 8 days in Basque Country and discover the beautiful city of Bilbao and surroundings. With this complete tour of the Basque Country from Madrid you will also visit San Sebastian, Biarritz, Vitoria and other charming towns.

  • Day 1 (Fri.) MADRID

Upon arrival at Madrid airport we will transfer you to the planned hotel. The rest of the day will be free. Accommodation at the hotel.

  • Day 2 (Sat.) MADRID

We will start the day with breakfast at the hotel. During the morning we will get ready to visit the most emblematic places of the capital. We will make a complete tour of the Barrio de la Morería, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. We will visit the exteriors of the Royal Palace, the Fountain of Cibeles, Neptune and the Puerta de Alcalá. We will pass by the Prado Museum, the Gran Vía, the Paseo de la Castellana, the Plaza de Castilla, the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, among other places. The afternoon will be free at your disposal. Accommodation at the hotel.

  • Day 3 (Sun.) MADRID — BILBAO (train)

Enjoy this exciting Madrid to Basque Country tour! We will take the train to Bilbao at the Chamartín train station in Madrid. Upon arrival at Bilbao's train station, our assistant will be waiting for you to transfer you to the hotel assigned. The rest of the time will be free, if you want to rest or encourage yourself to take a walk around the city. Accommodation at the hotel.

  • Day 4 (Mon.) BILBAO – GETARIA – ZARAUTZ – SAN SEBASTIAN

We will start the second day of our tour of the Basque Country from Madrid, having breakfast at the hotel. Then the guide will pick you up to head to Getaria, one of the most charming coastal towns in the Basque Country. After making a walking tour of its historic center, we will visit an artisan workshop where products from the Cantabrian Sea are worked, with a pintxo tasting with products from the workshop. We will continue to the famous summer town of Zarautz.

Finally, we will arrive in San Sebastián, the last destination of the day. We'll make a walking tour of its historic center and admire the spectacular views from Mount Igueldo before leaving you at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in San Sebastian.

  • Day 5 (Mar) SAN SEBASTIAN — BILBAO

Breakfast at the hotel. We will head for the Basque coast along the Bilbao estuary. We stop to see the Vizkaia Bridge, a World Heritage Site. Finally we will arrive at the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve. We will continue to the viewpoint of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, from where we will see the stage of the famous television series, Game of Thrones. The next stop will be in Bermeo, a typical fishing village, where we will enjoy a visit on foot, to explore the most interesting of the place. We will replenish our strength with a tasting of typical pintxos before continuing to Gernika, where we will visit the House of Boards and the famous Gernika Tree. Around 14:30 hours we will be back in Bilbao.

We will have free time for lunch before starting a guided tour of Bilbao, passing through the city centre, the old town and the most important monuments. We'll take you back to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel in Bilbao.

  • Day 6 (Wed.) BILBAO

We will tour the Bilbao estuary to discover the city's interesting industrial past. Once on the coast, we will stop to see the Bizkaia Bridge, a World Heritage Site. Passing by the majestic Butron Castle we will arrive at the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve. From the viewpoint, we will discover the secrets of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Scene of the famous television series, Game of Thrones.

In Bermeo, a typical fishing village, we will stop for a walking tour and discover its charms. Tasting of typical pintxo included. Finally in Gernika, we will visit the interesting Casa de Juntas and the famous Tree of Gernika. Completion around 14:30 in Bilbao. Free time for lunch.

In the afternoon, guided walking tour of Bilbao including the center with the most important areas and the old town. Accommodation at the hotel in Bilbao.

  • Day 7 (Thu.) VITORIA — BILBAO — MADRID (Train)

Breakfast at the hotel. We will transfer to Bilbao station to take the train back to Madrid. Upon arrival in Madrid, our assistant will take you to the hotel you booked. Accommodation at the hotel in Madrid.

  • Day 8 (Fri.) MADRID

Breakfast at the hotel. At the agreed time, depending on the departure of your flight, we will take you to the airport.

Included

  • Pick-up at Madrid airport.
  • Train Madrid – Bilbao - Madrid (tourist class, without guide).
  • Guided tours in Bilbao, San Sebastian.
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach.
  • Accommodation (7 nights) in hotels.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Travel insurance (See benefits ).
  • Transport of one suitcase per person limited to 20 Kg. and a small handbag.

Not included

  • Flight ticket.
  • Lunch.
  • Tour escort service during your stay in Bilbao, Madrid and the train journey.

Price & Payment

Tourist Class Accommodation

Person (Double/Triple Room)
1455 $
Person (Single Room)
2242.50 $

First Class Accommodation

Person (Double/Triple Room)
1538.50 $
Person (Single Room)
2373 $
  • Pay comfortably in 2 installments! When booking you will pay 20% and the remaining amount up to 30 days before departure.
  • This payment method is applied to reservations whose departure date is greater than 30 days from the reservation date. With less than 30 days the full amount will be charged.
  • Please note that the price of the tour may vary according to the selected date.

More information

Note that

For the travel insurance, all bookings must include for each passenger, the following data at the moment of reservation: Name / Surname / Number of Passport or ID / Issue Date /Expiration Date/ Nationality / Date of birth. Reservations cannot be formalized without providing all the required information.

Departure from Bilbao

This tour also has departure from Bilbao. You can take a look at this option here:

Accommodation

Accommodation classes are as follow:

Superior T class (Tourist Class):

    • Madrid: Tryp Atocha
    • Bilbao: Ilunion Bilbao, Sirimiri, Nh Deusto, Petit Palace Arana
    • San Sebastian: Sercotel Europa, Sercotel Codina
    • Vitoria: Abba Jazz, AC General Alava

Superior Plus A class (First Class):

  • Madrid: Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa, Riu Plaza España.
  • Bilbao: Barceló Nervion, Ercilla, Occidental Bilbao, Sercotel Gran Bilbao, Silken Indautxu, Zenit Bilbao
  • San Sebastián: Barcelo Costa Vasca, Silken Amara Plaza, Astoria 7
  • Vitoria: Silken Ciudad de Vitoria, Nh Canciller Ayala Vitoria, Sercotel Boulevard Vitoria
  • The definitive hotels will be confirmed in advance of the tour departure.

COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Additional details

  • The tour includes in the price a visit with official guide of the most important cities. However, our guide will offer you some tours or complementary visits that may be of your interest.
  • The tours are always guaranteed in the selected language, although they may exceptionally be conducted in two language simultaneously.
  • Please make sure your passport or D.N.I. they are valid and in order (recommended passport with a minimum validity of 6 months) and that you have processed the required visas for each country, if necessary.
  • If the Madrid visit could not be done for technical reasons, it would be replaced by the 1-day Madrid City Tour hop-on hop-of Bus.

Cancellation

Free cancellation up to 21 days before the activity with 100% refund / Between 21 and 10 days: 85 % refund/ Between 9 and 5 days: 75 % refund / Less than 5 days, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

Madrid Barajas airport. Please advise the number of the flight and time of arrival in Madrid.
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Single payment: The payment of the total amount will be made at the time of booking. Cash payments are not accepted on the day of the visit.

Payment the day of the tour: A first payment of a percentage of the total will be required at the time of booking and the second payment of the remaining amount you will pay at the destination on the day of the activity, in cash or card, as indicated. Please note that only payments in local currency will be accepted (for example in Spain only EUROS will be accepted).

Payment in 2 installments: It will be necessary to pay a first payment of a percentage of the total amount when making the reservation. The second payment of the remaining amount must be made before the day of the activity, on the deadline indicated. In case of reaching this date and the pending amount has not been paid, the reservation will be cancelled and the amount paid initially will be refunded. Please note that this payment method is applied to reservations whose departure date is more than 30 days from the reservation date. For reservations whose departure date is within the following 30 days, 100% of the amount will be charged at the time of booking.

FREE! CANCELLATION UP TO 21 DAYS

Free cancellation up to 21 days before the activity with 100% refund / Between 21 and 10 days: 85 % refund/ Between 9 and 5 days: 75 % refund / Less than 5 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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