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5 Day Bilbao and Basque Country

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    What to Expect
    DAY 1 FRIDAY: Arrival at the airport of Bilbao. Assistance and transfer to the selected hotel in Bilbao.Lodging at the hotel.

    DAY 2 SATURDAY: Breakfast. Depart at 09:00h to start a half day excursion to the Basque coast. Trail starts to head along the right bank of the river and letting across the industrial towns of Barakaldo, Sestao and Portugalete. Once in Getxo, we reach the famous Transporter Bridge of Biscay, where we will stop for a short visit. We travel to pass through the imposing Castle of Butrón and Mungia. From here we head for the coast area and reach San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, a beautiful chapel clinging to a rock and surrounded by the sea. We will continue along the coast with magnificent views up to the typical fishing village of Bermeo, where we will stop for a walking visit. Later, we turn next to Mundaka and we will be able to enjoy the beauty views of the Urdaibai Reserve of Biosphere. We follow the route and reach the famous town of Gernika and visit the Assembly House and the Tree. Return to hotel in Bilbao and free time for lunch. In the afternoon at 16.00h., we will start a City Tour of Bilbao. Lodging at the hotel.

    DAY 3 SUNDAY: Breakfast. Depart at 09:00 h. to start a full day excursion. We will arrive to Biarritz and we will be able to enjoy the old port, the Virgin on the Rock and the streets. Following the rough coastal road we will continue to Saint Jean De Luz. A lovely small village located on the French Basque coast. Our next stop will be Hondarribia, a village full of history. Afterwards, we will do a transfer on a boat from Hendaya to Hondarribia (already in Gipuzkoa) across the Txingudi (natural reserve) bay. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, we will arrive to San Sebastian, the most beautiful city in the Basque Country to start a panoramic tour into the city, with magnificent views up the mountain Igeldo, plus a walking tour into the old historical quarter. There will be free time. Finally we will return directly to arrive to Bilbao in the evening. Lodging at the hotel.

    DAY 4 MONDAY: Breakfast. Departure at 09.00hrs for a full day excursion to the capital city of the Basque Country, Vitoria and to the Rioja wine area. We will start with a panoramic tour of the city of Vitoria and a short walking tour into the centre. Later, we follow the route towards the wine region and passing by Labastida, arrive finally to the medieval village of Laguardia. We will start a walking tour and visit a traditional Rioja winery with tasting of wines. Free time for lunch. By mid-afternoon return back to Bilbao. Lodging at the hotel.

    DAY 5 TUESDAY: Breakfast. Pick up at the lobby of the Hotel  for the transfer to the airport.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels selected in Bilbao
    Departure Time
    3:00 PM
    Duration
    5 days
    Inclusions
    • 4 nights accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A minimum of 2people per booking is required
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • It will be always considered that the child will have to be accompanied by 2 adults in the same room, and this way will be able to enjoy the rest of the circuit services.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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    By: Servicios Turisticos Integrales - Day Tours
    91 reviews
    MonJovi19
    10
    great, relaxed trip!
    Stefan was great! We learned so much about the region, the language, and the people. The fishing "village" is
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    anadL2595RE
    10
    Tour de Basque
    Very interesting trip, knowledgeable guide Stefan...would recommend to those who want to know more about Basque’s
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    bbitsi00
    Germantown, Tennessee
    307
    Excellent tour covering a lot of places!
    Most interesting tour to beautiful basque regions in Spain and France including San Sebastián and Biarritz. The
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    tomcX8754DF
    Sutton-in-Craven, United Kingdom
    40
    A weekend in San Sebastián
    What a fantastic place to spend a weekend ! The old town is vibrant ant picturesque . There are so many good
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    Judith F
    40
    So much to learn
    We had a wonderful couple of hours with Sante - whose knowledge of all things Guggenheim was amazing. Not only
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    Simone B
    11
    Biarritz
    We spent three fabulous days in Biarritz and included a half day by bus to San Sebastián. Biarritz is a coastal
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    catherineandc0
    Dublin, Ireland
    51
    well worth the trip
    Interesting day ,with a great guide . Short visit to Victoria but the visit to the medieval town of Laguardia and
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    Art887
    10
    Great experience
    Marvin was a great guide. Not only did we learn about the art at Guggenheim but also got to know about the Basque
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    Laura-isainmdom
    10
    Bilbao-San Sebastián Tour
    We had a brilliant experience with our tour guide Stefan, on our trip from Bilbao to San Sebastián. He made the
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    8069sa
    Seattle, Washington
    18780
    Right on time
    Appreciated excellent service upon our arrival to Bilbao. The drive to the hotel was quick. We’d use this service
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    Ligia Maria V
    43
    Wonderful, informative tour.
    The tour is what it says it is. Stops at Vizcaya Bridge, Gaztelugatxe, the wonderful fishing village of Bermeo and
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    RegulaL15
    10
    Guggenheim-Museum, private tour
    Our guide Marvin speaks German perfectly well and knows everything about the museum and the city. If we had
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    Jacky V
    London, United Kingdom
    4024
    Tour not as advertised
    Even though this was an enjoyable tour, with a very good, informative guide and driver, it was NOT as advertised.
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    Minjals W
    Chicago, Illinois
    5757
    Enjoyable Day Tour of the Basque Country
    This is a lovely day tour of and instruction to the Basque Country! I arrived in Bilbao with the goal of using it
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    davebrown999
    London, United Kingdom
    2610
    An excellent day out
    Stephane was very friendly, knowledgable and we would throughly recomend this trip. The restaurant he recommended
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