Language
Spanish, English
Duration
9 hours
Free! cancellation up to 48h

Description

Discover the heart of the Basque Country with this Vizcaya & Vitoria day trip! You will get to know the Salinas de Añana, Balmasedaand the Mining Zone of Vizcaya. In addition, you will see the only suspension bridge in use in the world.

We will leave early in the morning towards the city of Vitoria, the government headquarters of the Basque Country. Upon arrival, we will take a guided tour of its most emblematic places, walking through the historic center and the medieval area. We will visit the New and Old Cathedral, the Basque Parliament, the Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, the Town Hall, the Arquillos, the Plaza del Machete, among other churches and palaces.

We will continue our journey towards the Salinas de Añana, one of the most surprising corners of the Basque Country, in the so-called “Salado Valley”. Here, we will enjoy an interesting guided tour to learn about the history, architecture, archaeology and biodiversity of these salt flats, learning about the production process of Añana salt.

We will follow our route to the port of Orduña, where we will take a relaxing walk through this historic town. Then we head towards the Ayala Valley and Artziniega, until we reach Balmaseda, a small and charming medieval town, close to the border with Burgos.

Later we will stop for lunch at a typical local restaurant (lunch included). Already with the energies replenished, we will continue to travel through the Vizcaya Mining Zone, on the way to Santurtzi(port of Bilbao) and Portugalete(right bank of the Ria). From there we will cross the Nervión River through the famous Vizcaya Suspension Bridge, the only suspension bridge in use in the world, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

After crossing the bridge we will arrive in Getxo, a coastal area with an old fishing port, modern water sports facilities and beautiful mansions close to the beach. Here we will make a short panoramic visit to discover the area.

Finally we will start our way back to Bilbao bordering the Ria, while our guide tells us the entire industrial history of the region.

Included

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Air conditioned motor coach from Bilbao (round trip).
  • Official guide.
  • Lunch.
  • Entrace fees to Salado Valley (Valle Salado).

Price

Tour

Adult
(+13)
102 $
Child
(2-12)
51 $
Free Child
(0-1)
Free!
The price of the child is applied as long as it is accompanied by at least 2 adults, otherwise the child pays as an adult.

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Language

The tour is guaranteed in the selected language. However, sometimes the tour could be conducted in two languages simultaneously, in the selected language and a second language.

Accessibility

The tour is not accessible to people in wheelchair.

COVID-19 Measures

  • 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.

Cancellation

Free! cancellation up to 48 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 48 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

  • The guide will pick you up at Carlton Hotel, in Plaza Federico Moyúa 2.
  • If you want to be picked up at another 3, 4 or 5 star hotel in the center of Bilbao, you can indicate it at the time of booking. We will confirm the pick-up time by email.
  • If your hotel is outside the pick-up area, we will indicate the closest hotel where we can pick you up.
Vizcaya & Vitoria Day Trip
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Customer Reviews

"Lo mejor, la visita a las minas de sal."
10/09/2019
En Vitoria no hay tiempo suficiente para el casco antiguo, ya que se para, muy poco. Lo mejor para mí fue la visita a las minas de sal, en la que durante un poco más de media hora explicaron la historia y funcionamiento de las minas.
Jose
Spain Spain
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